South Korea GDP Per Capita 1960-2020

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 2019 was $31,762, a 4.73% decline from 2018.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2018 was $33,340, a 5.45% increase from 2017.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2017 was $31,617, a 7.95% increase from 2016.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2016 was $29,289, a 1.94% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ireland $78,661
Norway $75,420
Iceland $66,945
United States $65,281
Singapore $65,233
Qatar $64,782
Denmark $59,822
Australia $54,907
Netherlands $52,448
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Canada $46,195
Belgium $46,117
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Andorra $40,886
France $40,494
Japan $40,247
Italy $33,190
Bahamas $32,933
Puerto Rico $32,874
Kuwait $32,032
South Korea $31,762
Brunei $31,087
Spain $29,614
Malta $29,416
Cyprus $27,858
Slovenia $25,739
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Bahrain $23,504
Portugal $23,145
Saudi Arabia $23,140
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South Korea GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2019 $31,762 -4.73%
2018 $33,340 5.45%
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 22.67%
1968 $198 23.13%
1967 $161 20.74%
1966 $133 22.77%
1965 $109 -12.04%
1964 $124 -15.52%
1963 $146 37.84%
1962 $106 13.13%
1961 $94 -40.71%
1960 $158 -40.71%