Korea (South Korea) Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

22, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Korea (South Korea) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Korea indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: South Korean Won
Currency Symbol: KRW

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2014 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Korean won Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Korea (South Korea), Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Korea in year 2015 is 3.642 %.

This makes Korea No. 92 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Korea is 0.80 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Korea was 3.54 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Korea in 2015 was or will be 2.82% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Korea was or will be 3.50 %, which is 3.90% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Korea, in other Years
Year %
  2021 3.3
  2020 3.3
  2019 3.3
  2018 3.3
  2017 3.3
  2016 3.5
2015 3.642
  2014 3.542
  2013 3.125
  2012 3.225
  2011 3.408
  2010 3.725
  2009 3.65
  2008 3.175
  2007 3.25
  2006 3.467
  2005 3.733
  2004 3.683
  2003 3.567
  2002 3.283
  2001 4.017
  2000 4.425
  1999 6.55
  1998 6.95
  1997 2.617
  1996 2.058
  1995 2.067
  1994 2.475
  1993 2.9
  1992 2.525
  1991 2.45
  1990 2.458
  1989 2.583
  1988 2.525
  1987 3.108
  1986 3.842
  1985 4.025
  1984 3.85
  1983 4.117
  1982 4.133
  1981 4.5
  1980 5.2