South Korea Unemployed Persons  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in South Korea decreased to 978 Thousand in July of 2017 from 1054 Thousand in June of 2017. Unemployed Persons in South Korea averaged 888.56 Thousand from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1564 Thousand in June of 1999 and a record low of 684 Thousand in September of 2002.

South Korea Unemployed Persons
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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.80 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26511.00 26478.00 26622.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 978.00 1054.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.70 63.80 63.80 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 148.10 134.10 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 97.60 98.10 104.20 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 9.20 10.60 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.50 61.40 61.50 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Unemployed Persons Notes

In South Korea, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - South Korea Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Korea Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
978.00 1054.00 1564.00 684.00 1999 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 730.60 Jul/17
Brazil 13.49 Jun/17
Canada 1246.80 Jul/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14613.00 Jun/17
France 3483.20 Jun/17
Germany 2517.65 Jul/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2854.77 Jun/17
Japan 1890.00 Jun/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 436.00 Jul/17
Russia 3.91 Jul/17
South Korea 978.00 Jul/17
Spain 3477.11 Jul/17
Switzerland 143674.50 Jul/17
Turkey 3225.00 May/17
United Kingdom 807.80 Jul/17
United States 6981.00 Jul/17