Exchange rate, USD
| Latest value
||South Korean Wons per USD
The currency chart for South Korea shows historical data for the South Korean Wons per USD exchange rate.
These are monthly averages and not end-of-month currency values.
An increase means depreciation against the USD as one can exchange more South Korean Wons per USD.
Depreciation implies that goods from South Korea become cheaper to export and it becomes cheaper for foreigners to visit South Korea.
The series for South Korea are available from April 2002 to July 2022.
For that period, the average exchange rate for South Korea was
1122.1183 South Korean Wons per USD with a minimum of 914.7981 South Korean Wons per USD
in October 2007 and a maximum of 1453.3071 South Korean Wons per USD in March 2009.
The most recent available data point is 1265.8228 South Korean Wons per USD, a change of 0% from the previous data point of
1265.8228 South Korean Wons per USD and a change of 11.55% from a year ago when the level was
1134.7161 South Korean Wons per USD.
Currency values in South Korea and elsewhere have different driving forces over the short-run and the long-run.
Countries may have fixed or floating exchange rate regimes or be part of monetary unions.
They may experience currency crises.
These and other issues are discussed in detail on our Exchange rate page
Longer historical series
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Measure: South Korean Wons per USD
Source: Google Finance
Definition: The amount of local currency units that can be exchanged for one USD. An increase (decrease) means USD appreciation (depreciation).