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South Korea: Value added by the manufacturing sector as percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1965 to 2015. The average value for South Korea during that period was 24.46 percent with a minumum of 14.32 percent in 1965 and a maximum of 31.37 percent in 2011.
The importance of manufacturing in the economy of South Korea and other countries is measured as the value added of manufacturing as percent of GDP. Manufacturing is part of the industrial sector of the economy. Share of manufacturing rankings around the world. Create and download charts for South Korea Share of manufacturing and other indicators with the country comparator.
World Bank definition: Manufacturing refers to industries belonging to ISIC divisions 15-37. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.