Economic growth, percent change in quarterly real GDP in South Korea, Q1 1961 - Q1 2021
The latest data from Q1 2021 show economic growth of 1.8 percent,
which is an increase from the rate of growth of -1.2 percent in the previous quarter and
an increase compared to the growth rate of 1.4 percent in the same quarter last year.
The economic growth time series for South Korea cover the period from Q1 1961 to Q1 2021.
During that time span, the average growth rate for South Korea was
7.13 percent. The lowest rate of growth of -7.3 percent was recorded in Q2 1998 while the highest growth rate was 20.8 percent in Q4 1969.
See more information about that indicator and compare to other countries on our Economic growth page
Longer historical series
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Source: Bank of Korea
Definition: The percent change in the Gross Domestic Product from the same quarter last year using constant prices.