International rankings of South Korea

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The following are international rankings of South Korea South Korea.

Demographics[edit]

Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
United Nations - Population 2009 25 223 [1]
CIA World Factbook - Infant mortality rate 2007 10(low) 195 [2]
CIA World FactbookLife expectancy 2009 40 223 [3]
CIA World Factbook - Death rate 2009 146(Low) 192 [4]
CIA World Factbook - Number of Christian population 2007 32 192 [5]

Economy[edit]

Economic Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
World Intellectual Property OrganizationPatents 2005 &4 20 [6]
The World FactbookExports 2009 &8 194 [7]
IMF - GDP (Nominal) 2009 &15 179 [8]
IMF - GDP (PPP) 2009 &12 180 [9]
IMFGDP per capita (Nominal) 2009 &37 180 [10]
IMFGDP per capital (PPP) 2009 &30 181 [11]
World Economic Forum – Global Competitiveness Report 2009–2010 2009 &19 133 [12]
International Telecommunication Union - number of broadband Internet users 2006 &1 181 [13]
The Economist Intelligence Unite-readiness 2008 &15 &70 [14]
World BankEase of Doing Business Index 2009 &19 &183 [15]
Legatum InstituteProsperity 2009 &26 &104 [16]
World Economic Forum – Enabling Trade Index ranking 2008 &27 &125 [17]
The Economist Intelligence UnitQuality-of-life index 2005 &30 &111 [18]
Wall Street Journal / The Heritage FoundationIndex of Economic Freedom 2007 &31 &179 [19]
The World FactbookUnemployment rate 2009 &36 &200 [20]

Education[edit]

Educational Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
United Nations - Education Index 2008 &7 176 [21]
United Nations Development Programme - Literacy rate 2008 &21 180 [22]
United NationsHuman Development Index 2010 &12 182 [23]

Environment[edit]

Environmental Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
New Economics FoundationHappy Planet Index 2006 68 143 [24]
Yale University / Columbia UniversityEnvironmental Performance Index 2008 &94 163 [25]

Industry[edit]

Industrial Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Shipbuilding Production 2008 &1 [26]
Nuclear Energy Production 2009 &5 [27]
OICA - automobile production 2009 &5 52 [28]
The World Factbook - Steel Production 2008 &6 40 [29]
Electricity Production 2009 &10 211 [30]

Military[edit]

Military Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Center for Strategic and International Studies - active troops 2006 &6 166 [31]
Reserve troops 2006 &3 166 [32]


Politics[edit]

Political Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
The Economist Intelligence UnitIndex of Democracy 2010 &20 167 [33]
NationMaster's index of civil and political liberties 2001 &35 132 [34]
Reporters Without BordersWorldwide Press Freedom Index 2007 &&39 169 [35]
Transparency InternationalCorruption Perceptions Index 2009 &39 180 [36]

Society[edit]

Social Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Official Development Assistance - as a percentage of GNI 2006 &29 [37]
OECD - Digital opportunity &2007 1
Save the Children – Mother's Index Rank 2007 &5 &66 [38]
Save the Children – Women's Index Rank 2007 &5 &66 [39]
Save the Children – Children's Index Rank 2007 &8 &79 [40]
World Health Organizationsuicide rates by country 2008 &8 106 [41]
Global Peace Index[1] – Institute for Economics and Peace 2009 &33 144 [42]
The Economist Intelligence UnitGlobal Peace Index 2008 &43 149 [43]
World Economic Forum – The Global Gender Gap Report 2007 2007 &97 128 [44]
World Giving Index 2010 &81 153 [45]

Tourism[edit]

Tourism Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
World Tourism Organization - World Tourism rankings 2009 &31 133 [46]
World Economic Forum - Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009 &35 132 [47]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vision of Humanity". Vision of Humanity. Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  2. ^ White, A. (2007). A Global Projection of Subjective Well-being: A Challenge To Positive Psychology? Psychtalk 56, 17-20. The data on SWB and SWLS were extracted from a meta-analysis by Marks, Abdallah, Simms & Thompson (2006).
  3. ^ World's Best countries Newsweek