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International Rankings of Korea, South - 2013
SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2013

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This table lists the international rankings of Korea, South in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Korea, South can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Value Rank Date of Info
Internet hosts315,697622012
Internet users39,400,000112009
Telephones - main lines in use29,468,000112011
Telephones - mobile cellular52,507,000272011
Budget expenditures$249,200,000,000182012 est.
Budget revenues$271,900,000,000182012 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) % of GDP2.00212012 est.
Central bank discount rate(%)1.512931 Dec 2010
Commercial bank prime lending rate(%)5.7714631 Dec 2011 est.
Current account balance$22,100,000,000172012 est.
Debt - external$436,900,000,0002631 Dec 2012 est.
Distribution of family income - Gini index31.01102010
Exports$548,200,000,00082012 est.
GDP - composition by sector - agriculture(%)2.701632012 est.
GDP - composition by sector - industry(%)39.80322012 est.
GDP - composition by sector - services(%)57.501312012 est.
GDP - official exchange rate$1,151,000,000,000162012 est.
GDP - per capita (PPP)$32,400402012 est.
GDP - purchasing power parity$1,622,000,000,000132012 est.
GDP - real growth rate(%)2.701192012 est.
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10%24.201292007
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10%(%)2.70672007
Imports$520,500,000,00082012 est.
Industrial production growth rate(%)3.80852011 est.
Inflation rate(consumer prices)(%)2.201892012 est.
Investment (gross fixed)(% of GPD)27.40332012 est.
Labor force25,180,000262012 est.
Labor force - by occupation - agriculture(%)6.401422011 est.
Labor force - by occupation - industry(%)24.20482011 est.
Labor force - by occupation - services(%)69.40482011 est.
Market value of publicly traded shares$ 1,089,000,000,0001531 Dec 2010
Population below poverty line(%)15.001252006 est.
Public debt(% of GPD)33.701062012 est.
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold$319,200,000,000831 Dec 2012 est.
Stock of broad money$ 1,484,000,000,0001431 Dec 2011
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad$190,400,000,0002331 Dec 2011
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home$137,500,000,0002931 Dec 2012 est.
Stock of domestic credit$1,356,000,000,0001531 Dec 2011 est.
Stock of money$73,160,000,0002131 Dec 2008
Stock of narrow money$ 369,600,000,0001431 Dec 2011 est.
Stock of quasi money$473,400,000,0001131 Dec 2008
Taxes and other revenues23.61352012 est.
Unemployment rate(%)3.801702012 est.
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy579,000,00082010 est.
Crude Oil - exports01472009 est.
Crude Oil - imports2,302,00062009 est.
Crude Oil - production19,990722011 est.
Electricity - consumption per capita (kWh)*9,314.27142011 est.
Electricity - consumption(kWh)455,100,000,000102011 est.
Electricity - exports(kWh)01632011
Electricity - from fossil fuels69.91072009 est.
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants2.01362009 est.
Electricity - from nuclear fuels22.082009 est.
Electricity - from other renewable sources1.3662009 est.
Electricity - imports(kWh)01722011
Electricity - installed generating capacity80,590,000142009 est.
Electricity - production(kWh)459,500,000,000122011 est.
Natural gas - consumption(cu m)45,900,000,000192011 est.
Natural gas - exports(cu m)01422011 est.
Natural gas - imports(cu m)46,830,000,00092011 est.
Natural gas - production(cu m)539,300,000712010 est.
Natural gas - proved reserves(cu m)7,079,000,000841 Jan 2012 est.
Refined petroleum products - consumption2,230,000122011 est.
Refined petroleum products - exports907,10082009 est.
Refined petroleum products - imports753,90092009 est.
Refined petroleum products - production2,476,00082009 est.
Elevation extremes - highest point(m)1950129NA
Elevation extremes - lowest point(m)0144NA
Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural) - per capita (cu km/yr)389772000
Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural) - total (cu km/yr)18.59352000
Irrigated land(sq km)8,320472003
Land Area - sq km96,920.00107NA
Land boundaries - km238150NA
Land use - arable land(%)16.58762005
Land use - other(%)81.411522005
Land use - permanent crops(%)2.01892005
Population density - Persons per sq km*504.1322Jul 2012 est.
Total Area - sq km99,720.00109NA
Total renewable water resources(cu km)69.70831999
Water Area - sq km2,80082NA
Manpower available for military service - female12,423,496242010 est.
Manpower available for military service - male13,185,794262010 est.
Manpower fit for military service - female10,168,709252010 est.
Manpower fit for military service - male10,864,566232010 est.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - female321,225352010 est.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - male365,760322010 est.
Military expenditures - percent of GDP2.70522006
Age structure 0-14 years - female3,533,963562012 est.
Age structure 0-14 years - male3,844,033532012 est.
Age structure 0-14 years(%)15.102082012 est.
Age structure 15-24 years13.61762012 est.
Age structure 15-24 years - female3,104,269362012 est.
Age structure 15-24 years - male3,517,504322012 est.
Age structure 25-54 years48.3122012 est.
Age structure 25-54 years - female11,593,217262012 est.
Age structure 25-54 years - male12,013,733252012 est.
Age structure 55-64 years11.2652012 est.
Age structure 55-64 years - female2,765,709242012 est.
Age structure 55-64 years - male2,697,406222012 est.
Age structure 65 years and over - female3,424,917202012 est.
Age structure 65 years and over - male2,365,749202012 est.
Age structure 65 years and over(%)11.90642012 est.
Birth Rate(births/1,000 population)8.422162012 est.
Death Rate(deaths/1,000 population)6.38153Jul 2012 est.
Education expenditures - percent of GDP4.20972007
Health expenditures6.50912009
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate(%)0.101442009 est.
HIV/AIDS - deaths500912009 est.
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS9,5001002009 est.
Hospital bed density12.2832008
Infant mortality rate - female(deaths/1,000 live births)3.861962012 est.
Infant mortality rate - male(deaths/1,000 live births)4.291972012 est.
Infant mortality rate - total(deaths/1,000 live births)4.081982012 est.
Life expectancy at birth - female(years)82.70342012 est.
Life expectancy at birth - male(years)76.12452012 est.
Life expectancy at birth - total(years)79.30412012 est.
Literacy - female(%)96.60712002
Literacy - male(%)99.20322002
Literacy - total(%)97.90652002
Maternal mortality rate16.001432010
Median age - female(years)40.40482012 est.
Median age - male(years)37.60452012 est.
Median age - total(years)39.00472012 est.
Net migration rate(migrant(s)/1,000 population)0.00912012 est.
Obesity - adult prevalence rate3.20642001
Physicians density1.97632008
Population48,860,50025Jul 2012 est.
Population growth rate(%)0.201762012 est.
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)100202009 est.
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)100242009 est.
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)100272009 est.
School life expectancy - female (years)16332008
School life expectancy - male (years)1842008
School life expectancy - total (years)17122008
Sex ratio - 65 years and over(male(s)/female)0.691812011 est
Sex ratio - at birth(male(s)/female)1.07252011 est
Sex ratio - total population(male(s)/female)1.00812011 est
Sex ratio - under 15 years(male(s)/female)1.09162011 est
Sex ratio 15-64 years(male(s)/female)1.04352011 est
Total fertility rate(children born/woman)1.232192012 est.
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)91082009
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)12862009
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)101042009
Urbanization - rate of urbanization(%)0.61782010
Urbanization - urban population(%)83462010
Airports - with paved runways - total71352012
Airports - with unpaved runways - total43672012
Merchant marine(ships)786142010

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

NOTE: The information regarding the international rankings of Korea, South on this page is derived from the CIA World Factbook 2013. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of international rankings of Korea, South contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about international rankings of Korea, South should be addressed to the CIA.

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