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Korea South - Asia Pacific


Geographic zone Asia Pacific
Region: East and Southeast Asia
Population48 750 000
in: 2011
World rank: 26
Population Forecast in 205044 077 000
World rank in 2050: 42
Capital Seoul
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 24 600 000
in: 2011
Main language spoken Korean
Area (sq km)99 700
World rank: 108
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions KRW) 986 986|not defined 986|KRW
in: 2010
Rank: 15
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (KRW) 20 230 20230|not defined 20230|KRW
in: 2010
Rank: 50
Currency South Korean Won
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) KRW =
Public debt (% of GDP)23.7
in: 2010
Geographic zone Asia Pacific
Region: East and Southeast Asia
Population48 750 000
in: 2011
World rank: 26
Population Forecast in 205044 077 000
World rank in 2050: 42
Population growth by 2050-4 673 000
Rank move: -16
Growth: -9.59 %
Capital Seoul
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 24 600 000
in: 2011
Time zone
Time difference vs GMT: 9
Main language spoken Korean
Area (sq km)99 700
World rank: 108
Population density489 per sq.km.
World rank: 21
Urbanization83 %
in: 2011
Median age38.4
in: 2011
Age Structure
65+: 11.4 %
15-64: 72.9 %
0-14: 15.7 %
in: 2011
Birth rate (per 1000)8.55
in: 2010
Death rate (per 1000)6.26
in: 2010
Life expectancy79
Female: 82
Male : 76
in: 2011
Literacy (age 15+)97.9 %
Female: 96.6 %
Male : 99.2 %
in: 2002
Average Height
Male cm : 174
Female cm: 161
Obesity rate %
Male : 6.9
World rank: 124
Female: 7.7
World rank: 147
Telephone code82
Internet. kr
FIPS 10 KS
ISO Code KR
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions KRW) 986 986|not defined 986|KRW
in: 2010
Rank: 15
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (KRW) 20 230 20230|not defined 20230|KRW
in: 2010
Rank: 50
Currency South Korean Won
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) KRW =
Public debt (% of GDP)23.7
in: 2010
GDP breakdown by sector
GDP Services: 57.6 %
GDP Industry: 39.4 %
GDP Agriculture: 3 %
Labor Force breakdown by sector
Labor Force Services: 68.4 %
Labor Force Industry: 24.3 %
Labor Force Agriculture: 7.3 %
Annual income per capita (USD) Annual income per capita (not defined) Annual income per capita (KRW) 31 700 31700|not defined 31700|KRW
in: 2011
Unemployment rate %3.3
in: 2010
Population below poverty line15 %