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Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Summary statistics
Region Eastern Asia  
Currency North Korean Won (KPW)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 120538  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 24763  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 205.4  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) P'yongyang (2843)  
United Nations membership date 17 September 1991  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 14411  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 13945  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 13031  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 0.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 -0.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 582.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 569.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 547.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 582.8  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 570.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 546.6  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 98.95 UN operational exchange rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 98.10 UN operational exchange rate. December 2010.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 141.00 UN operational exchange rate.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 94  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 98  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 93  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 72.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 72.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 73.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 84.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 84.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 86.1  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 21657  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 23187  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 6.9 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 1.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 ...  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.6  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.1  
Urban population (%) 2013 60.6  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 21.7  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 15.2/9.7  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 95.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 73.3/66.3  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 22.0  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.0  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 68.6 2002.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 46.8/0.2 Estimates.  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 3.7/27.1 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 15.6  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 62  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 46.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 71565/2.9  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 788.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 940 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 5.6/15.7 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
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