International rankings of South Korea

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The following are international rankings of South Korea South Korea.

Economy[edit]

Economic Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
OECDNet take-home pay, single with no child 2013 &3 &34 [1]
OECDNet take-home pay, married with 2 children 2013 &8 &34 [2]
ILOAverage monthly earnings 2009 &10 &72 [3]
GallupMedian household income 2013 &8 &131 [4]
GallupMedian per-capita income 2013 &15 &131 [5]
World BankEase of Doing Business Index 2015 &5 &183 [6]
The World FactbookExports 2014 &5 194 [7]
The World FactbookImports 2014 &7 194 [8]
IMF - GDP (Nominal) 2014 &13 179 [9]
IMF - GDP (PPP) 2014 &13 180 [10]
IMFGDP per capita (Nominal) 2014 &29 180 [11]
IMFGDP per capita (PPP) 2014 &30 181 [12]
IMFForeign exchange reserves 2014 &7 &98 [13]
World Economic ForumFinancial Development Index 2012 &15 62 [14]
World Economic ForumGlobal Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 &25 133 [15]
World Economic ForumGlobal Enabling Trade Report 2014 &30 138 [16]
IMDWorld Competitiveness Yearbook 2014 &26 60 [17]
Wall Street Journal / The Heritage FoundationIndex of Economic Freedom 2015 &29 &179 [18]
OECDLong-term unemployment rate 2012 &1 (low) 34 [19]
OECDJob security 2012 &4 34 [20]
MIT - Economic Complexity Index 2011 &7 &124 [21]
Connectivity Scorecard 2012 &18 &52 [22]
World Bank - Logistics Performance Index 2014 &21 &160 [23]
World Bank - Paying Taxes 2014 &25 &189 [24]
Grant Thornton - Global Dynamism Index 2013 &14 &60 [25]
FedEx Opportunity Index - Business Rank 2008 &2 &109 [26]
Milken Institute – Capital Access Index 2009 &12 &122 [27]
DHL - Global Connectedness Index 2014 &13 &140 [28]
McKinsey - Connectedness Index 2012 &20 &131 [29]

Education[edit]

Education Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
OECD - Attained a tertiary education degree, 25-34 year-olds % 2011 &1 35 [30]
OECD Programme for International Student Assessment - Maths 2012 &1 34 [31]
OECD Programme for International Student Assessment - Reading 2012 &2 34 [32]
OECD Programme for International Student Assessment - Science 2012 &4 34 [33]
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study - 4th Grade Math 2011 &2 52 [34]
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study - 8th Grade Math 2011 &1 52 [35]
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study - 4th Grade Science 2011 &1 52 [36]
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study - 8th Grade Science 2011 &3 52 [37]
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation - Women's average years in school 2010 &3 206 [38]

Environment[edit]

Environmental Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Yale University / Columbia UniversityEnvironmental Performance Index 2014 &43 178 [39]
United Nations University for Environment and Human SecurityWorld Risk Index 2013 &62 172 [40]

Health & Safety[edit]

Note: In the case of statistics with potentially conflicting meanings, the rankings have been converted to reflect the same direction - Positive statistics rank higher, while negative statistics rank lower.

Health Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
WHO - Risk of death from non-communicable disease 2008 &9 194 [41]
WHO - Infant mortality 2005-2010 &15 193 [42]
WHO - Life expectancy 2013 &26 193 [43]
WHO - Health expenditure covered by government 2012 &31 34 [44]
OECD - Obesity rate 2009 &1 34 [45]
OECD - Hospital beds 2011 &2 34 [46]
OECD - Alcohol consumption 2011 &13 34 [47]
OECD - Smoking rate 2010 &26 41 [48]
OECD - Cancer rate 2012 &27 34 [49]
OECD - Colorectal cancer 5-year survival rate 2006-2011 &1 23 [50]
OECD - Hemorrhagic stroke 30 day in-hospital mortality 2011 &3 32 [51]
OECD - Ischemic stroke 30 day in-hospital mortality 2011 &2 33 [52]
Intentional homicide rate 2011 &6 192 [53]
IRTAD - Road fatalities per 100,000 population 2012 &31 36 [54]

Industry[edit]

Industrial Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
AMOLED global market share 2014 &1 [55]
Flat screen TV global market share - Samsung & LG 2014 &1 [56]
Liquid-crystal display (LCD) global market share - Samsung & LG 2014 &1 [57]
Smartphone global market share - Samsung & LG 2014 &1 [58]
Smartwatch global market share - Samsung 2014 &1 [59]
Mobile phone global market share - Samsung & LG 2014 &1 [60]
Memory chip global market share 2012 &1 [61]
Washer & Dryer global market share 2012 &1 [62]
Clarksons - Shipbuilding production Q1 2015 &1 [63]
OICA - Automobile production 2013 &5 49 [64]
IAEA - Nuclear energy production 2012 &5 [65]
World Steel Association - Steel production 2013 &6 40 [66]
The World Factbook - Electricity production 2011 &10 211 [67]
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute - Arms exports 2013 &13 154 [68]

Innovation[edit]

Innovation Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
World Intellectual Property Indicators - Patent applications per GDP 2012 &1 206 [69]
World Intellectual Property Indicators - Patent applications per million population 2012 &1 206 [70]
World Intellectual Property Indicators - Application design counts per million population 2012 &1 206 [71]
World Intellectual Property Indicators - Patent grants 2012 &4 206 [72]
World Intellectual Property Indicators - Industrial design registrations in force 2012 &3 206 [73]
Bloomberg Innovation Index 2015 &1 50 Bloomberg Innovation Index
The Boston Consulting Group - International Innovation Index 2009 &2 110 [74]
Cornell University, INSEAD and WIPO - Global Innovation Index 2014 &16 142 [75]
Research and development spending - % of GDP 2012 &1 72 [76]
Research and development spending - Total 2011 &5 72 [77]

Politics, Law and Military[edit]

Political, Law and Military Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Transparency InternationalGlobal Corruption Barometer 2013 &6 95 [78]
OECDGovernment transparency 2008 &6 34 [79]
Composite Index of National Capability 2007 &8 193 [80]
Country Brand Index - "Made in" Index 2014-15 &8 75 [81]
Stockholm International Peace Research InstituteDefense budget 2013 &&10 154 [82]
Nation brand power 2013 &12 40 [83]
Transparency InternationalBribe Payers Index 2013 &13 28 [84]
World Justice ProjectRule of Law Index 2014 &14 99 [85]
Country Brand Index 2014-15 &20 75 [86]
The Economist Intelligence UnitDemocracy Index 2012 &20 167 [87]
Fund for PeaceFragile State Index 2013 &&23 178 [88]
Nation Brand Index 2014 &&27 49 [89]
Property Rights AllianceInternational Property Rights Index 2013 &&37 130 [90]
Transparency InternationalCorruption Perception Index 2014 &&43 177 [91]
Institute for Economics and PeaceGlobal Peace Index 2013 &&47 162 [92]
Reporters Without BordersPress Freedom Index 2014 &&57 169 [93]
Institute for Economics and PeaceGlobal Terrorism Index 2012 &&1 114 [94]

Science & Technology[edit]

Science & Technology Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Juniper Networks4G LTE penetration 2013 &1 10 [95]
United Nations - ICT Development Index 2011 &1 155 [96]
United Nations - e-Government Readiness Index 2014 &1 191 [97]
Akamai TechnologiesInternet connection speed 2013 &1 200 [98]
Mobile banking usage 2012 &1 14 [99]
The Economist - Government Broadband Index 2011 &1 30 [100]
Google - Smartphone penetration 2012 &2 48 [101]
ClinicalTrials.gov - Stem cell research trials 2014 &2 11 [102]
Space Competitiveness Index 2010 &7 15 [103]
World Wide Web Foundation - Web index 2014 &8 81 [104]
World Economic Forum - Networked Readiness Index 2014 &10 145 [105]

Society & Quality of Life[edit]

Social and Quality of Life Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Screen Digest - Average number of movies watched 2013 &1 [106]
Failed States IndexDiscrimination and violence against minorities 2013 &10 (low) 178 [107]
United Nations - Human Development Index 2012 &12 187 [108]
Newsweek - "World's best countries" 2010 &15 100 [109]
Official Development Assistance aid sent to developing countries 2012 &16 23 [110]
The Economist - Where-to-be-born Index 2013 &19 80 [111]
Walk Free Foundation - Global Slavery Index 2013 &23 &160 [112]
World Economic Forum - Human Capital Report 2013 &23 &122 [113]
OECD - Time devoted to leisure and personal care 2009 &25 &34 [114]
Legatum Prosperity Index 2014 &25 &104 [115]
Center for Global Development - Commitment to Development Index 2013 &26 &166 [116]
Social Progress Index 2014 &28 &132 [117]
Save the Children State of the World's Mothers report 2014 &30 &178 [118]
Average annual hours worked per worker 2012-2013 &32 &35 [119][1]
OECD - Social expenditure as % of GDP 2014 &32 &34 [120]
United Nations - World Happiness Report 2013 &41 &166 [121]
Charities Aid Foundation - World Giving Index 2012 &45 &145 [122]

Tourism[edit]

Tourism Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
World Tourism Organization - World Tourism rankings 2013 &23 193 [123]
World Economic Forum - Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013 &25 140 [124]

Transportation[edit]

Tourism Rankings
Name Year Place Out of # Reference
Airports Council International, World's best airport - Incheon International Airport 2005-2013 &1 [125]
Skytrax, World's best airport - Incheon International Airport 2005-2012 &1 [126]
Skytrax, World's best international transit airport - Incheon International Airport 2013-2015 &1 [127]
Skytrax, World's cleanest airport - Incheon International Airport 2015 &1 [128]
Skytrax, Airline of the year - Asiana Airlines 2010 &1 [129]
The World Factbook - Number of Heliports 2013 &2 192 [130]
The World Factbook - Expressway density 2009 &8 192 [131]

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