Performance Overview

GDP (PPP) per capita
IS03
KOR
Country
Korea, Rep.
Score
74.60
Rank
14
Technology
65.02
People
79.60
Governance
81.44
Impact
72.33
1. Mobile tariffs 60.65 71
2. Handset prices 63.16 32
3. Households with internet acccess 99.48 2
4. 4G mobile network coverage (% of population) 99.90 9
5. Fixed-broadband subscriptions, 10Mbit/s or above (% of total subscriptions) 100.00 1
6. International internet bandwidth, kb/s per Internet user 68.22 65
7. Proportion of primary schools with access to Internet for pedagogical purpose 100.00 1
1. GitHub commits 13.50 43
2. Wikipedia edits 56.58 53
3. Internet domain registrations* - -
4. Mobile apps development 83.40 26
1. Availability of latest technologies 75.40 20
2. Company investment in emerging technology 59.48 34
3. ICT PCT patent applications per million population 92.85 3
4. Total computer software spending (% of GDP) 20.70 62
5. Robot density 100.00 1
1. Medium and high-tech industry 81.42 3
2. High-tech exports 61.33 8
3. PCT patent applications 85.11 4
4. Labour productivity per employee 52.66 30
5. Prevalence of gig economy 71.77 19
1. Happiness 63.09 63
2. Freedom to make life choices 56.30 109
3. Income inequality 80.93 25
4. Healthy life expectancy at birth 89.40 9
1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being 95.08 6
2. SDG 4: Quality Education 75.42 5
3. SDG 5: Gender Equality 62.95 97
4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy 63.37 108
5. SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities 73.69 52
1. Internet users 96.13 9
2. Active mobile-broadband subscriptions 44.56 20
3. Use of virtual social networks 87.63 5
5. Tertiary enrolment 68.88 3
5. Adult literacy rate n/a n/a
6. ICT skills 75.16 24
1. Firms with website 64.94 47
2. Ease of doing business 95.11 5
3. Professionals 49.43 22
4. Technicians and associate professionals 75.43 11
5. Business use of digital tools 99.20 3
6. R&D expenditure by businesses 92.41 2
1. Government online services 100.00 1
2. Publication and use of open data 81.16 5
3. Government promotion of investment in emerging technologies 77.75 9
4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education 80.73 8
1. Secure Internet servers 67.20 48
2. Cybersecurity 93.72 17
3. Online access to financial account 82.64 9
4. Internet shopping 92.94 5
1. Regulatory quality 75.53 30
2. ICT regulatory environment 81.86 74
3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies 67.46 20
4. E-commerce legislation 100.00 1
5. Privacy protection by law content 73.04 39
1. E-Participation 100.00 1
2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments 93.01 21
3. Availability of local online content 81.00 31
4. Gender gap in internet use 62.42 39
5. Rural gap in use of digital payments 66.67 67

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