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

The number of unemployed persons in South Korea decreased to 1122 Thousand in September of 2018 from 1179 Thousand in August of 2018. Unemployed Persons in South Korea averaged 901.61 Thousand from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1546 Thousand in June of 1999 and a record low of 691 Thousand in September of 2002.

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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.20 7.10 3.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26812.00 26721.00 26922.00 20268.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1122.00 1179.00 1546.00 691.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.50 63.40 63.90 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 127.70 105.00 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.60 109.70 109.70 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3457189.00 3917383.00 3917383.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3692181.00 4562783.00 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 9.00 9.90 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.20 60.90 61.60 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1122.00 1179.00 1546.00 691.00 1999 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Argentina 1239.00 Jun/18
Australia 665.75 Sep/18
Brazil 12.71 Aug/18
Canada 1171.10 Sep/18
China 969.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 13131.00 Aug/18
France 3472.80 Aug/18
Germany 2256.47 Sep/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2522.33 Aug/18
Japan 1670.00 Aug/18
Mexico 1858160.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 343.00 Sep/18
Russia 3.43 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 826428.00 Dec/17
Singapore 106.90 Dec/17
South Africa 6100.00 Jun/18
South Korea 1122.00 Sep/18
Spain 3250.69 Sep/18
Switzerland 106586.00 Sep/18
Turkey 3531.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom 942.90 Sep/18
United States 5964.00 Sep/18


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