South Korea - Real Retail Sales





South Korea: Real Retail Sales

Mnemonic WRT$.IKOR
Unit Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 4.68 %
Data 2020 Q1 41,990
2019 Q4 44,053

Series Information

Source The Bank of Korea
Release GDP
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1960
End Date 3/31/2020

South Korea: Consumer

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Real Retail Sales 2020 Q1 41,990 44,053 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Retail Sales Dec 2017 123.7 128.9 Index 2010=100, SA Monthly
Consumer Confidence Nov 2017 112.3 109.2 Index, NSA Monthly

Release Information

Quarterly national accounts for South Korea, including GDP(E) with GFCF and private consumption detail, and GDP(O) with KSIC industry detail. Also annual GDP(I).

  • National accounts framework: UN SNA 2008
  • Industrial classification: KSIC Rev. 10
  • Measurements:
    • Billions of Korean won at chained 2015 prices (Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW)
    • At current prices (Bil. KRW)
    • Associated deflators
  • Adjustments:
    • Original (NSA)
    • Seasonally adjusted (SA)
  • Native frequency: Quarterly
  • Start date: 1960Q1

Source documents:

  • Gross capital formation by type of capital goods: Tables 10.6.1.1, 10.6.1.2, 10.6.1.3, 10.6.1.4
  • Gross capital formation by sectors: Tables 10.6.2.1, 10.6.2.2
  • Gross fixed capital formation by sectors: Tables 10.6.2.3, 10.6.2.4

The tables for detailed GCF and GFCF are published later than those for the main GDP(E) components.

The data are provisional when first released. The “advance” estimates are replaced with “preliminary” estimates which are subject to revision until “final” estimates are announced.