Korea Country Data

CountryKorea
Country CodeKOR
Urban population percentage of total (2012)83.47
Urban population (2012)41,737,639
Land area (sq. km, 2011)97,100
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$4,999,000,000
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$8,474,000,000
Market capitalization of listed companies (% of GDP, 2012)104.50
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$328,000,000,000
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)2.21
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)3.70
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)7
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)5.5
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)5
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)187
Tax payments (number, 2013)10
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)27.9
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)110.36
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)37.56
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)84.10
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)3.7
GDP (current US$, 2012)$1,130,000,000,000
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)2.04
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)22,590
Labor force (2012)25,765,234
Unemployment as % of total labor force (2012)3.20
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)80.87
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)15.25
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)11.81
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)72.94
Population growth (annual %, 2012)0.45
Population (Total, 2012)50,004,000