Min. of Science & ICT (Information & Communication Technologies)
Min. of SMEs (Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises) & Startups
Min. of Trade, Industry, & Energy
Min. of Unification
Chief of Staff, Office of the Pres.
Dir., National Intelligence Service
Dir., Office of National Security, Office of the Pres.
Governor, Bank of Korea
Ambassador to the US
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York
NOTE: 1) The information regarding Korea, South on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea, South Chiefs 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, South Chiefs 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may have the following issues:
a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
b) The CIA sometimes assigns counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order.