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Economy power of Japan & South Korea

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Japan vs South Korea

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Japan is the country located in East Asia and it is known as an island country. The land of this country consists of more than 6850 islands. The five main ones are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Most of the people live there. In terms of largest cities, then we have the capital of Japan - Tokyo. After that, the largest ones are Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, and Kyoto. More about Japan South Korea is officially recognized as the Republic of Korea (ROK). It is a highly developed country located in East Asia, in the Korean Peninsula. As we can guess, it takes the southern part of the region and shares a border with only one nation, namely North Korea. The capital city of Seoul is the largest city in the country and the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the entire world. It is important to notice that the land area of South Korea is very limited and because of its large population, they are one of the most densely populated nations in the world. More about South Korea

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

Japan South Korea
Position in the ranking of countries
GDP [US$] 5,081,769,542,379 1,646,739,219,509
Percentage of the other

Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

Gross national income (GNI, Inflation)

Gross national income

Japan South Korea
Position in the ranking of countries
GNI [US$] 5,266,948,533,923 1,661,048,304,919
Percentage of the other

Gross national income per capita

Inflation consumer prices (annual %)

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

Japan South Korea
Position in the ranking of countries
External balance [US$] 11,560,072,872 47,720,806,705
Percentage of the other

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

Japan South Korea
Position in the ranking of countries
Unemployment [%] 2.97 4.07
Percentage of the other

Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)

Population (total, growth, density, demgraphy)

Total population

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Japan South Korea
Position in the ranking of countries
Population 126,264,931 51,709,098
Percentage of the other

Population growth (annual %)

Density

Gender

Demography