Number of people unemployed South Korea 1990-2022

Number of unemployed people in South Korea from 1990 to 2022

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Release date

September 2023


South Korea

Survey time period

1990 to 2022

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

*Figures up to 1999 refer to persons aged 15 years or older who were without a job and have actively sought employment during the last one week.

An unemployed person is a person aged 15 years or older who was without a job during the survey week but has been actively seeking employment in the past four weeks and is ready to begin work immediately.

Figures have been rounded.

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