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

The number of unemployed persons in South Korea increased to 1043 Thousand in August of 2017 from 978 Thousand in July of 2017. Unemployed Persons in South Korea averaged 889.26 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 3.80 3.60 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26553.00 26511.00 26622.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1043.00 978.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.30 63.70 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 3332086.00 3623535.00 3623535.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3589196.00 4051306.00 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 9.40 9.20 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.50 61.40 61.50 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Unemployed Persons

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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1043.00 978.00 1564.00 684.00 1999 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 727.45 Aug/17
Brazil 13.33 Jul/17
Canada 1226.60 Aug/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14749.00 Jul/17
France 3518.10 Jul/17
Germany 2544.85 Aug/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2949.68 Jul/17
Japan 1900.00 Jul/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 426.00 Aug/17
Russia 3.79 Aug/17
South Korea 1043.00 Aug/17
Spain 3488.55 Aug/17
Switzerland 143674.50 Jul/17
Turkey 3251.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 806.30 Aug/17
United States 7132.00 Aug/17