South Korea Population  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in South Korea was estimated at 50.8 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, South Korea had a population of 25.0 million people.

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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.60 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26478.00 26464.00 26622.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1054.00 999.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.80 63.60 63.80 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 134.10 138.10 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 98.10 96.60 104.20 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3623535.00 3480465.00 3623535.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 4051306.00 3870051.00 4051306.00 2520139.00 KRW/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 6470.00 6030.00 6470.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Population 50.80 50.60 50.80 25.00 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 55.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 55.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.60 9.60 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.30 60.80 61.30 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Population Notes

The population of South Korea represents 0.72 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 140 people on the planet is a resident of South Korea. This page provides - South Korea Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Korea Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.80 50.60 50.80 25.00 1960 - 2016 Million Yearly



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