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Korea, South - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 98,480.00 sq km 108
Area - land 98,190.00 sq km 105
Area - water 290.00 sq km 121
Land boundaries 238.00 km 147
Coastline 2,413.00 km 51
Elevation extremes - highest point 1,950 m 123
Land use - arable land 16.58 % 72
Land use - permanent crops 2.01 % 84
Land use - other 81.41 % 130
People
Population 49,044,790 24
Age structure: 0-14 years 18.30 % 167
Age structure: 15-64 years 72.10 % 8
Age structure: 65 years and over 9.60 % 62
Population growth rate 0.39 % 158
Birth rate 9.93 births/1,000 population 184
Death rate 5.99 deaths/1,000 population 51
Net migration rate 0.00 migrant(s)/1,000 population 84
Sex ratio - total population 1.01 male(s)/female 52
Infant mortality rate 6.05 deaths/1,000 live births 36
Life expectancy at birth - total population 77.23 years 46
Life expectancy at birth - male 73.81 years 53
Life expectancy at birth - female 80.93 years 38
Total fertility rate 1.28 children born/woman 194
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.10 % 5
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 8,300 62
HIV/AIDS - deaths 200 28
Literacy - total population 97.90 % 60
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 4.80 % 103
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 24,500 $ 40
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 3.00 % 160
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 45.00 % 24
GDP - composition by sector (services) 52.00 % 128
Population below poverty line 15.00 % 25
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 2.90 % 42
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 25.00 % 22
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 2.20 % 41
Labor force 23,770,000 23
Unemployment rate 3.30 % 28
Budget - revenues 200,000,000,000 $ 14
Electricity - production 345,200,000,000 kWh 11
Electricity - consumption 321,000,000,000 kWh 11
Electricity - exports 0 kWh 83
Exports 326,000,000,000 $ 12
Imports 309,300,000,000 $ 13
Debt - external 249,400,000,000 $ 24
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 26,866,000 10
Telephones - mobile cellular 40,197,000 19
Internet users 34,120,000 7
Transportation
Railways - total 3,472.00 km 51
Roadways - total 100,279.00 km 39
Airports with paved runways - total 69 35
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 38 76
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 2.70 % 56


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



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


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





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