(measure: percent; Source: International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Unemployment rate forecast
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1980 to 2024. The average value for South Korea during that period was 3.62 percent with a minimum of 2.06 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 6.95 percent in 1998.
The latest value from 2024 is 3.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 99
countries is 7.27 percent.
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