South Korea Unemployed Persons  1999-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in South Korea increased to 1114 Thousand in May of 2018 from 1068 Thousand in April of 2018. Unemployed Persons in South Korea averaged 895.13 Thousand from 1999 until 2018, 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 4.00 3.80 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26751.00 26807.00 26922.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1114.00 1068.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.90 63.50 63.90 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 145.80 129.60 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 109.70 104.00 109.70 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3917383.00 3541984.00 3917383.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 4562783.00 3877934.00 4562783.00 2520139.00 KRW/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 7530.00 6470.00 7530.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Population 51.45 51.25 51.45 25.01 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.60 10.70 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 60.90 60.20 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1114.00 1068.00 1564.00 684.00 1999 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 714.61 May/18
Brazil 13.41 Apr/18
Canada 1151.60 May/18
China 971.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 13780.00 Apr/18
France 3434.20 Apr/18
Germany 2315.49 May/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2912.18 Apr/18
Japan 1720.00 Apr/18
Mexico 1713857.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 355.00 Apr/18
Russia 3.70 Apr/18
South Korea 1114.00 May/18
Spain 3300.96 May/18
Switzerland 109392.00 May/18
Turkey 3210.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 886.20 May/18
United States 6065.00 May/18


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