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

The number of unemployed persons in South Korea decreased to 1007 Thousand in December of 2017 from 1011 Thousand in November of 2017. Unemployed Persons in South Korea averaged 891.42 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 3.60 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26726.00 26629.00 26726.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1007.00 1011.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 63.20 63.80 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 129.60 148.10 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 98.50 97.60 104.20 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3575612.00 3332086.00 3623535.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3874983.00 3589196.00 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 55.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 55.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.30 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1007.00 1011.00 1564.00 684.00 1999 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 730.60 Dec/17
Brazil 12.57 Nov/17
Canada 1130.40 Dec/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14163.00 Nov/17
France 3454.10 Nov/17
Germany 2384.96 Dec/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2854.92 Nov/17
Japan 1850.00 Nov/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 395.00 Dec/17
Russia 3.89 Nov/17
South Korea 1007.00 Dec/17
Spain 3404.94 Dec/17
Switzerland 136975.58 Nov/17
Turkey 3287.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom 817.50 Nov/17
United States 6576.00 Dec/17


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