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Korea North - Asia Pacific


Geographic zone Asia Pacific
Region: East and Southeast Asia
Population24 460 000
in: 2011
World rank: 48
Population Forecast in 205024 562 000
World rank in 2050: 64
Capital Pyongyang
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 2 700 000
in: 2011
Main language spoken Korean
Area (sq km)121 000
World rank: 98
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions KPW) 28 28|not defined 28|KPW
in: 2009
Rank: 91
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (KPW) 1145 1145|not defined 1145|KPW
in: 2009
Rank: 159
Currency North Korean Won
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) KPW =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
Geographic zone Asia Pacific
Region: East and Southeast Asia
Population24 460 000
in: 2011
World rank: 48
Population Forecast in 205024 562 000
World rank in 2050: 64
Population growth by 2050102 000
Rank move: -16
Growth: 0.42 %
Capital Pyongyang
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 2 700 000
in: 2011
Time zone
Time difference vs GMT: 9
Main language spoken Korean
Area (sq km)121 000
World rank: 98
Population density203 per sq.km.
World rank: 51
Urbanization60 %
in: 2011
Median age32.9
in: 2011
Age Structure
65+: 9.1 %
15-64: 68.6 %
0-14: 22.4 %
in: 2011
Birth rate (per 1000)15
in: 2010
Death rate (per 1000)9.08
in: 2010
Life expectancy69
Female: 73
Male : 65
in: 2011
Literacy (age 15+)99 %
Female: 99 %
Male : 99 %
in: 1991
Average Height
Male cm : not avail
Female cm: not avail
Obesity rate %
Male : 3.7
World rank: 147
Female: 3.9
World rank: 171
Telephone code850
Internet. kp
FIPS 10 KN
ISO Code KP
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions KPW) 28 28|not defined 28|KPW
in: 2009
Rank: 91
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (KPW) 1145 1145|not defined 1145|KPW
in: 2009
Rank: 159
Currency North Korean Won
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) KPW =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
GDP breakdown by sector
GDP Services: 32.1 %
GDP Industry: 46.9 %
GDP Agriculture: 20.9 %
Labor Force breakdown by sector
Labor Force Services: 30 %
Labor Force Industry: 35 %
Labor Force Agriculture: 35 %
Annual income per capita (USD) Annual income per capita (not defined) Annual income per capita (KPW) 1800 1800|not defined 1800|KPW
in: 2011
Unemployment rate % not avail
in: not avail
Population below poverty line not avail