South Korea - Real Retail Sales

South Korea: Real Retail Sales

Mnemonic WRT$.IKOR
Unit Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 1.45 %
Data 2019 Q4 44,228
2019 Q3 43,594

Series Information

Source The Bank of Korea
Release GDP
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/2000
End Date 12/31/2019

South Korea: Consumer

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Real Retail Sales 2019 Q4 44,228 43,594 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: ...
  • Measurements:
    • Billions of Korean won at current prices (Bil. KRW)
    • At chained 2015 prices (Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW)
    • Associated deflators
  • Adjustments: Original and seasonally adjusted
  • Native frequency: Quarterly
  • Start date: ...

Source documents:

  • Gross capital formation by type of capital goods: Tables,,,
  • Gross capital formation by sectors: Tables,
  • Gross fixed capital formation by sectors: Tables,

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.