South Korea GDP Per Capita 1960-2021

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 2020 was $31,489, a 1.12% decline from 2019.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2019 was $31,846, a 4.72% decline from 2018.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2018 was $33,423, a 5.71% increase from 2017.
  • South Korea gdp per capita for 2017 was $31,617, a 7.95% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Luxembourg $115,874
Switzerland $86,602
Ireland $83,813
Norway $67,294
United States $63,544
Denmark $60,909
Singapore $59,798
Iceland $59,261
Netherlands $52,304
Sweden $51,926
Australia $51,812
Qatar $50,805
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Austria $48,105
Hong Kong $46,324
Germany $45,724
Belgium $44,594
Israel $43,611
Canada $43,242
New Zealand $41,792
United Kingdom $40,285
France $38,625
Puerto Rico $32,291
Italy $31,676
South Korea $31,489
Bahamas $28,608
Malta $27,885
Brunei $27,466
Spain $27,057
Cyprus $26,624
Slovenia $25,180
Turks and Caicos Islands $23,880
Estonia $23,312
Czech Republic $22,762
Portugal $22,440
Saudi Arabia $20,110
Lithuania $19,998
Slovak Republic $19,157
Greece $17,676
Latvia $17,620
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Hungary $15,899
Poland $15,656
Uruguay $15,438
Trinidad and Tobago $15,384
Barbados $15,191
Antigua and Barbuda $14,450
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South Korea GDP Per Capita - Historical Data
Year GDP Per Capita (US $) Annual Growth Rate (%)
2020 $31,489 -1.12%
2019 $31,846 -4.72%
2018 $33,423 5.71%
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%