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

The number of unemployed persons in South Korea increased to 1116 Thousand in March of 2018 from 997 Thousand in February of 2018. Unemployed Persons in South Korea averaged 893.40 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 3.60 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26862.00 26768.00 26922.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1116.00 997.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.10 62.00 63.80 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 145.80 129.60 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 93.20 98.50 104.20 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3541984.00 3575612.00 3623535.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3877934.00 3874983.00 4051306.00 2520139.00 KRW/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 7530.00 6470.00 7530.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Population 50.80 50.60 50.80 25.00 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 11.60 9.60 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 60.20 61.20 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1116.00 997.00 1564.00 684.00 1999 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 730.24 Mar/18
Brazil 13.12 Feb/18
Canada 1142.10 Mar/18
China 972.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 13810.00 Feb/18
France 3422.90 Feb/18
Germany 2458.11 Mar/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2834.67 Feb/18
Japan 1690.00 Feb/18
Mexico 1830793.00 Dec/17
Netherlands 357.00 Mar/18
Russia 3.81 Mar/18
South Korea 1116.00 Mar/18
Spain 3328.34 Mar/18
Switzerland 130413.00 Mar/18
Turkey 3409.00 Jan/18
United Kingdom 855.30 Mar/18
United States 6585.00 Mar/18


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