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South Korea

General information
Long nameRepublic of Korea
Population (source)estimate
Population (people)51,302,044 (2014)
Constitutional form
Drives on
Head of state authority
Main continent
Number of airports114
Airports - with paved runways71
Airports - with unpaved runways43
Area (m²)99,392
Birth rate (births/1,000 population)8
Calling code
Children under the age of 5 years underweight (%)
Current Account Balance (US$)29,789,999,104
Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)6
Debt - external (Billion US$)397
Economic aid donor (Billion $)0
Electricity consumption (billion kWh)455
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh per person)9,314
Electricity exports (million kWh)0
Electricity imports (million kWh)0
Electricity production (billion kWh)460
Exports (Billion $)557
GDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)32,100
GDP (purchasing power parity) (Billion $)1,574
GDP real growth rate (%)4
Gross national income (US$)31
Human Development Index1
Health expenditures (% of GDP)7
HIV AIDS adult prevalence rate (%)0
HIV AIDS deaths500
HIV AIDS people living with HIV AIDS9,500
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)12
Capital city
Imports (Billion $)524
Industrial production growth rate (%)4
Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)4
Inflation rate consumer prices (%)4
Internet hosts293,862
Internet tld.kr
Internet users39,400,000
Investment (gross fixed) (%)27
Iso 3166 codeKR
Labor force25,100,000
Life expectancy at birth (years)79
Literacy (%)98
Manpower available for military service13,185,794
Manpower fit for military service10,864,566
Manpower reaching militarily age annually365,760
Is democracyYes
Market value of publicly traded shares (US$)994,300,002,304
Maternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)16
Merchant marine738
Military expenditures percent of GDP3
Natural gas consumption (cubic meters)43,000,000,512
Natural gas consumption per capita (cubic meters per person)880
Natural gas exports (cubic meters)0
Natural gas imports (cubic meters)42,380,001,280
Natural gas production (cubic meters)539,299,968
Natural gas proved reserves (cubic meters)49,999,998,976
Net migration rate (migrant/1,000 population)0
Obesity adult prevalence rate (%)3
Oil consumption (bbl/day)2,195,000
Oil consumption per capita (bbl/day per 1000 people)45
Oil exports (bbl/day)1,100,000
Oil imports (bbl/day)2,500,000
Oil production (bbl/day)48,400
Oil proved reserves (bbl)
Physicians density (physicians/1,000 population)2
Population below poverty line (%)15
Population census (people)
Population density (Number of people per square kilometer)490
Population estimate (people)51,302,044 (2014)
Population growth rate (%)0
Public debt (% of GDP)34
Railways (km)3,381
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)306,400,002,048
Roadways (km)103,029
Stock of direct foreign investment abroad (US$)190,400,004,096
Stock of direct foreign investment at home (US$)130,300,002,304
Telephones main lines in use28,543,000
Telephones main lines in use per capita59
Telephones mobile cellular50,767,000
Telephones mobile cellular per capita105
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)1
Unemployment rate (%)3
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)10
Waterways (km)1,600
BorderFrontière entre la Corée du Nord et la Corée du Sud, Korean Demilitarized Zone, Military Demarcation Line
Demonymsouth korean, korean
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