* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Unemployment rate for males: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1991 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 3.81 percent with a minumum of 2.31 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 7.81 percent in 1998. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.