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World > Asia > Korea, North > Ranking Positions (Facts)

Korea, North - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 120,540.00 sq km 99
Area - land 120,410.00 sq km 97
Area - water 130.00 sq km 131
Land boundaries 1,673.00 km 96
Coastline 2,495.00 km 45
Elevation extremes - highest point 2,744 m 84
Land use - arable land 22.40 % 43
Land use - permanent crops 1.66 % 94
Land use - other 75.94 % 148
People
Population 23,301,725 47
Age structure: 0-14 years 23.30 % 137
Age structure: 15-64 years 68.10 % 56
Age structure: 65 years and over 8.50 % 68
Population growth rate 0.79 % 133
Birth rate 15.06 births/1,000 population 136
Death rate 7.21 deaths/1,000 population 87
Net migration rate 0.00 migrant(s)/1,000 population 84
Sex ratio - total population 0.94 male(s)/female 178
Infant mortality rate 22.56 deaths/1,000 live births 109
Life expectancy at birth - total population 71.92 years 105
Life expectancy at birth - male 69.18 years 98
Life expectancy at birth - female 74.80 years 109
Total fertility rate 2.05 children born/woman 120
Literacy - total population 99.00 % 27
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 1.80 % 186
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 1,800 $ 173
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 30.00 % 35
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 34.00 % 51
GDP - composition by sector (services) 36.00 % 183
Labor force 9,600,000 44
Electricity - production 21,710,000,000 kWh 66
Electricity - consumption 20,190,000,000 kWh 65
Electricity - exports 0 kWh 83
Exports 1,340,000,000 $ 132
Imports 2,720,000,000 $ 125
Debt - external 12,000,000,000 $ 76
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 980,000 78
Transportation
Railways - total 5,214.00 km 33
Roadways - total 31,200.00 km 95
Airports with paved runways - total 36 52
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 41 74


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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