Area

100,210 sq km

Currency

Korean won (₩)

GDP

US$1.54 trillion (2017)

If South Korea Were 100 People

  • 96 would be Korean
  • 2 would be Chinese
  • 1 would be either American, Vietnamese, Thai, Filipino, Japanese or Indonesian
  • 1 would be other

Inflation

1.94%

Language Spoken

Korean

Percentage: Religion

  • 56 none
  • 20 Protestant
  • 15 Buddhist
  • 8 Catholic
  • 1 other

Population

51.16 million

Population per Sq Km

  • South Korea: 526
  • Japan: 349
  • USA: 36

Time

Korea Standard Time (GMT/UCT plus nine hours)