Korea, Rep.

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Key Indicators
Income Group High-income
Regional Group Asia & Pacific
Population (Total) 51,269,183
GDP (current US$, millions) 2,293,475
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 44,292

Performance Overview

ISO3

KOR

Country

Korea, Rep.

Score

75.56

Rank

12

Technology

67.53

People

80.63

Governance

80.69

Impact

73.38

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 67.53
SCORERANK

Access

87.70 14

1. Mobile tariffs

70.3043

2. Handset prices

68.0639

3. Households with internet access

99.952

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

87.9010

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

99.9724

6. International internet bandwidth

n/an/a

7. Internet access in schools

100.001

Content

51.50 34

1. GitHub commits

13.3340

2. Wikipedia edits

63.3848

3. Internet domain registrations

9.2946

4. Mobile apps development

92.6425

5. AI scientific publications

78.865

Future technologies

63.38 11

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

75.4020

2. Investment in emerging technologies

59.4834

3. Robot density

100.001

4. Computer software spending

18.6566
Pillar: People 80.63
SCORERANK

Individuals

80.20 4

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

85.0522

2. ICT skills

78.9413

3. Use of virtual social networks

89.925

4. Tertiary enrollment

66.924

5. Adult literacy rate

n/an/a

Business

76.80 2

1. Firms with website

66.6544

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

95.193

3. Professionals

49.1221

4. Technicians and associate professionals

75.0712

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

89.889

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

84.912

Governments

84.89 2

1. Government online services

100.001

2. Publication and use of open data

81.115

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

77.739

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

80.738
Pillar: Governance 80.69
SCORERANK

Trust

85.86 10

1. Secure internet servers

69.3447

2. Cybersecurity

98.495

3. Online access to financial account

82.649

4. Internet shopping

92.945

Regulation

75.41 36

1. Regulatory quality

70.2729

2. ICT regulatory environment

66.67101

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

67.4620

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

72.6650

Inclusion

80.80 18

1. E-Participation

100.001

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

91.5021

3. Availability of local online content

81.0031

4. Gender gap in Internet use

64.8441

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

66.6765
Pillar: Impact 73.38
SCORERANK

Economy

69.75 5

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

76.775

2. High-tech exports

87.556

3. PCT patent applications

98.572

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

65.6638

5. Prevalence of gig economy

71.7719

6. ICT services exports

18.2083

Quality of life

72.90 49

1. Happiness

55.6761

2. Freedom to make life choices

57.11105

3. Income inequality

82.2924

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

96.533

SDG Contribution

77.50 27

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

95.086

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

75.766

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

66.8029

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

60.30106

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

89.5542

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