South Korea GDP Per Capita 1960-2024

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.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2022 was $32,255, a 7.84% decline from 2021.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2021 was $34,998, a 10.33% increase from 2020.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2020 was $31,721, a 0.57% decline from 2019.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2019 was $31,902, a 4.59% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ireland $104,039
Switzerland $92,101
Qatar $88,046
Singapore $82,808
United States $76,399
Iceland $72,903
Denmark $66,983
Australia $64,491
Netherlands $55,985
Sweden $55,873
Canada $54,966
Israel $54,660
UAE $53,758
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Belgium $49,583
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United Kingdom $45,850
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Andorra $41,993
France $40,964
Brunei $37,152
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) $36,220
Puerto Rico $35,209
Italy $34,158
Malta $33,941
Japan $33,815
South Korea $32,255
Macao $31,618
Bahamas $31,458
Cyprus $31,284
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Bahrain $30,152
Slovenia $29,457
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South Korea GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2022 $32,255 -7.84%
2021 $34,998 10.33%
2020 $31,721 -0.57%
2019 $31,902 -4.59%
2018 $33,437 5.76%
2017 $31,617 7.95%
2016 $29,289 1.94%
2015 $28,732 -1.77%
2014 $29,250 7.60%
2013 $27,183 6.74%
2012 $25,467 1.48%
2011 $25,096 8.70%
2010 $23,087 20.60%
2009 $19,144 -10.34%
2008 $21,350 -11.36%
2007 $24,086 10.78%
2006 $21,743 12.07%
2005 $19,403 17.62%
2004 $16,496 12.43%
2003 $14,673 11.45%
2002 $13,165 13.87%
2001 $11,561 -5.68%
2000 $12,257 14.85%
1999 $10,672 28.87%
1998 $8,282 -33.20%
1997 $12,398 -7.50%
1996 $13,403 6.67%
1995 $12,565 20.99%
1994 $10,385 16.89%
1993 $8,885 9.33%
1992 $8,127 6.41%
1991 $7,637 15.54%
1990 $6,610 13.63%
1989 $5,817 22.50%
1988 $4,749 33.59%
1987 $3,555 25.39%
1986 $2,835 14.20%
1985 $2,482 2.86%
1984 $2,413 9.75%
1983 $2,199 10.36%
1982 $1,993 5.79%
1981 $1,883 9.79%
1980 $1,715 -3.82%
1979 $1,784 26.87%
1978 $1,406 33.14%
1977 $1,056 26.58%
1976 $834 35.09%
1975 $617 9.60%
1974 $563 38.45%
1973 $407 25.51%
1972 $324 7.64%
1971 $301 7.83%
1970 $279 14.74%
1969 $243 22.68%
1968 $198 23.13%
1967 $161 20.74%
1966 $133 22.77%
1965 $109 -12.04%
1964 $124 -15.51%
1963 $146 37.81%
1962 $106 13.14%
1961 $94 -40.72%
1960 $158 -40.72%