Population1
50,062,000 ( 2009 est )
GDP2 $1.356 trillion ( 2009 est )
GDP per capita2 $28,000 (2009 est) country comparison to the world: 49
GDP growth rate2 0.2% ( 2009 est)
Unemployment rate2 4.1% (2009 est)
Inflation rate2 2.8% ( 2009 est )
Government Healthcare expenditure per capita3  
% of GDP of Government Healthcare expenditure3  
   
Area1 100,140 sq km ( 38,622 sq mi )
Life expectancy4 76 ( men ), 83 ( women )
No of hospital beds3 600,800 ( 2009 )
No of bed per thousand population3 13.2 ( 2009 )
No of medical practitioners3 74,597 ( 2009 )
No of medical practitioners per thousand population3 3.3 ( 2009 )
   
Major languages4 Korean
Major religions4 Buddhism, Christianity
Main exports4 Electronic products, machinery and transport equipment
Monetary unit/exchange rate2 South korean won ( KRW) per US dollar - 1,296.88 (2009))
 
References:
1. www.wikipedia.com
2. www.cia.gov
3. 'WORLD HEALTH STATISTICS 2010' by World Health Organization www.who.int
4. www.bbc.co.uk

   
   
 
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