Overview South Korea

Rank 15th (nominal) / 12th (PPP)
Currency South Korean Won (KRW)
Trade organisations APECWTOOECDG-20
Statistics
GDP Nominal: $1.164 trillion,
PPP: $1.556 trillion (2011 est.)
GDP growth 3.9% (2011 est.)
GDP per capita Nominal: $23,749,
PPP: $31,753 (2011 est.)
GDP by sector agriculture: 2.6%, industry: 39.2%, services: 58.2% (2010)
Inflation (CPI) 4.2% (2011 est.)
Population
below poverty line
15% (2006 est.)[1]
Gini coefficient 31.0 (2010)
Labour force 25.1 million (2011 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 6.4%, industry: 24.2%, services: 69.4% (2011 est.)
Unemployment 3.4% (2011 est.)
Main industries electronicstelecommunications,automobile production, chemicals,shipbuildingsteel
Ease of Doing Business Rank 8th[2]
External
Exports $558.8 billion (7th; 2011 est.)
Export goods semiconductors, wireless telecommunications equipment, motor vehicles, computers, steel, ships, petrochemicals
Main export partners China 24.4%, United States 10.1%,Japan 7.1% (2011 est.)
Imports $525.2 billion (8th; 2011 est.)
Import goods machinery, electronics and electronic equipment, oil, steel, transport equipment, organic chemicals, plastics
Main import partners China 16.5%, Japan 13%, United States 8.5%, Saudi Arabia 7.1%,Australia 5% (2011)
FDI stock abroad: $190.4 billion (31 December 2011)
Gross external debt $397.3 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
Public finances
Public debt 33.6% of GDP (2011 est.)
Revenues $267.9 billion (2011 est.)
Expenses $242 billion (2011 est.)
Economic aid ODA, $900 million (donor) (2009)[3]
aid to North Korea excluded
Foreign reserves $306.4 billion (31 December 2011 est.)[6]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

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