For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 9939.21 U.S. dollars with a minimum of 93.83 U.S. dollars in 1961 and a maximum of 33340.27 U.S. dollars in 2018.
The latest value from 2019 is 31761.98 U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 176
countries is 15222.64 U.S. dollars.
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Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.