South Korea - Number of Employees in Manufacturing

Since 2013, South Korea Number of Employees in Manufacturing grew 2% year on year. At 4,057.4 Thousand Persons in 2018, the country was number 5 comparing other countries in Number of Employees in Manufacturing. South Korea is overtaken by Turkey, which was ranked number 4 with 4,243 Thousand Persons and is followed by Italy with 3,262.2 Thousand Persons. United States lead the ranking with 12,297 Thousand Persons in 2018, that is a decrease of 0.9% versus 2017. South Korea witnessed the best average annual growth at +2% per year, while Latvia was the worst growing country at -2.4% per year.

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Date Thousand Units (Persons)
2018 4,057.40
2017 4,017.10
2016 3,974.30
2015 3,996.30
2014 3,826.30
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How does South Korea rank in Number of Employees in Manufacturing?

# 28 Countries Thousand Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
12,297.00 2018 -0.9 % +0.1 % View data
2 #2
Japan
9,339.00 2018 -0.8 % -0.4 % View data
4 #4
Turkey
4,243.00 2016 -0.9 % NA View data
5 #5
South Korea
4,057.40 2018 +1.0 % +2.0 % View data
6 #6
Italy
3,262.20 2018 -1.1 % -0.8 % View data
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