👶 A NEW GENERATION DIFFERENT
The vision people have about the number 13 world’s economy is often out of the step with reality : the emergence of Korea took place in the 1980s, so that the GDP per capita is now equivalent of European countries. The economic and trade exchanges between Korea and France are unfortunately below their potential. This country of 50 million inhabitants is even more important if not urgent, as Korea knows very deep and very rapid changes that make it a model of creativity and a flagship countries in Asia Pacific.
The new generation is different & sensitive to trends from abroad, It boosts significantly the Korean society.
*Population: 50,220,000 inhabitants –Life expectancy at birth: 81 years – Fertility rate (children per woman) : 1.30 – Human Development Index : 0.8914 Gini coefficient : 0.31
13th economic power (since 2014) – 5th largest exporter – global GDP ( $ )*: 1305 milliards – Wage per capita ( $ ): 25 975 – Number of millionaires *: 176,000 (the 11th in the world) – Average salary ( $ ): 36 354 – Unemployment (proportion of the working population) : 3.5% – public debt ( share of GDP ) : 34.7% Trade in goods and services ( percentage of GDP ) 50.6 %.
(*) source: CCI Paris – Corée du Sud – June 2015