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

The number of unemployed persons in South Korea decreased to 997 Thousand in October of 2017 from 1022 Thousand in September of 2017. Unemployed Persons in South Korea averaged 890.35 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.

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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26593.00 26599.00 26622.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 997.00 1022.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.30 63.40 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 8.70 9.40 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.30 61.10 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
997.00 1022.00 1564.00 684.00 1999 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 701.48 Oct/17
Brazil 12.96 Sep/17
Canada 1235.40 Oct/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14402.00 Sep/17
France 3475.60 Sep/17
Germany 2388.71 Oct/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2890.82 Sep/17
Japan 1880.00 Sep/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.80 Sep/17
South Korea 997.00 Oct/17
Spain 3448.41 Oct/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3404.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 806.10 Oct/17
United States 6520.00 Oct/17