Korea, Rep.

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Key Indicators
Income Group High income
Regional Group Asia & Pacific
Population (Total) 51,836,239
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 45,226

Performance Overview

ISO3

KOR

Country

Korea, Rep.

Score

75.95

Rank

9

Technology

66.33

People

81.58

Governance

80.01

Impact

75.89

Pillar: Technology 66.33
SCORERANK

Access

79.56 13

1. Mobile tariffs

68.9950

2. Handset prices

68.1842

3. FTTH/building Internet subscriptions

59.3011

4. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

99.9728

5. International Internet bandwidth

80.9221

6. Internet access in schools

100.001

Content

55.82 25

1. GitHub commits

36.2128

2. Internet domain registrations

6.5752

3. Mobile apps development

94.1725

4. AI scientific publications

86.348

Future technologies

63.59 7

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

75.4020

2. Investment in emerging technologies

59.5034

3. Robot density

100.001

4. Computer software spending

19.4767
Pillar: People 81.58
SCORERANK

Individuals

75.03 1

1. Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Count

42.3013

2. ICT skills in the education system

81.3611

3. Use of virtual social networks

85.599

4. Tertiary enrollment

65.884

5. Adult literacy rate

n/an/a

6. AI talent concentration

100.001

Businesses

82.69 1

1. Firms with website

69.3137

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

94.724

3. Knowledge intensive employment

60.1132

4. Annual investment in telecommunication services

89.3311

5. GERD performed by business enterprise

100.001

Governments

87.03 2

1. Government online services

100.001

2. Publication and use of open data

94.124

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

77.4510

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

76.538
Pillar: Governance 80.01
SCORERANK

Trust

83.49 12

1. Secure internet servers

69.3447

2. Cybersecurity

98.495

3. Online access to financial account

82.649

4. Internet shopping

n/an/a

Regulation

74.10 39

1. Regulatory quality

68.5332

2. ICT regulatory environment

66.67101

3. Regulation of emerging technologies

64.2132

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

71.0752

Inclusion

82.43 20

1. E-Participation

100.001

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

93.4326

3. Availability of local online content

81.0132

4. Gender gap in Internet use

71.0745

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

66.6756
Pillar: Impact 75.89
SCORERANK

Economy

70.99 2

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

74.708

2. High-tech exports

87.666

3. PCT patent applications

96.892

4. Domestic market size

76.6614

5. Prevalence of gig economy

68.3120

6. ICT services exports

21.7382

Quality of life

76.00 39

1. Happiness

70.0549

2. Freedom to make life choices

58.0099

3. Income inequality

79.4029

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

96.533

SDG Contribution

80.67 28

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

96.296

2. SDG 4: Quality Education

76.646

3. SDG 5: Women's economic opportunity

78.9555

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

66.67100

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

84.8129

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