(measure: local currency units per dollar; Source: The International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Exchange rate: local currency units per U.S. dollar
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 755.92 local currency units per dollar with a minimum of 63.13 local currency units per dollar in 1960 and a maximum of 1401.44 local currency units per dollar in 1998.
The latest value from 2019 is 1165.36 local currency units per dollar. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 163
countries is 1024.31 local currency units per dollar.
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Definition: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).