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Source: National Income Team, Bank of Korea

Geographical Area: Total

Sub-indicators: Percent (%)

Data type

National data (Type1)
This is the national produced statistics in the ROK that best corresponds to the definition of UN SDGs indicators.
Download the national metadata file for more information.

Indicator name

Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita

Data name

Growth rate of real GDP


Annual growth rate of real gross domestic product (GDP) is calculated as the percentage change in the real GDP between two consecutive years. This indicator highlights increases in added values from the previous year, hence an important indicator to measure the performance of a country’s economic performance

Data source

National Accounts (National Income Statistics)

Data collection

Derived statistics that give a comprehensive view to the movement of the economy; total outputs and interim inputs are calculated based on 170 basic types of statistics(300 types including simple data) and added values are calculated by deducing interim inputs from total outputs


National Income Team, Bank of Korea



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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Annual growth rate of real GDP per capita

Target name

Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries


NAQ(National Accounts Questionnaire)

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