(measure: points; Source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Globalization index (0-100)
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1970 to 2018. The average value for South Korea during that period was 58.4 points with a minimum of 32.95 points in 1970 and a maximum of 79.34 points in 2017.
The latest value from 2018 is 78.48 points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 194
countries is 62.02 points.
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The KOF Globalization Index for South Korea is an average of the indexes for Economic Globalization, Social Globalization, and Political Globalization for South Korea.
Definition: The overall index of globalization covers the economic, social, and political dimensions of globalization. Higher values denote greater globalization. More information and the original data can be obtained here.