The number of employed persons in South Korea decreased to 26889 Thousand in December of 2018 from 26966 Thousand in November of 2018. Employed Persons in South Korea averaged 23992.13 Thousand from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 26966 Thousand in November of 2018 and a record low of 20268 Thousand in June of 1999.

Employed Persons in South Korea is expected to be 26830.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in South Korea to stand at 27000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Korea Employed Persons is projected to trend around 27500.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.80 7.10 3.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26889.00 26966.00 26966.00 20268.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1059.00 1064.00 1546.00 691.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.20 63.40 63.90 48.50 percent [+]
Productivity 109.80 109.20 109.80 53.50 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 109.40 96.50 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Wages 3737254.00 3457189.00 3917383.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 4067903.00 3692181.00 4562783.00 2520139.00 KRW/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 7530.00 6470.00 7530.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Population 51.45 51.25 51.45 25.01 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.60 8.10 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 60.10 61.40 61.60 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Employed Persons

In South Korea, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides - South Korea Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Korea Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26889.00 26966.00 26966.00 20268.00 1999 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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