Destination Info

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Country Republic of Korea
Inbound Traffic
Main Activities
  • Beach
  • Nature
  • Culture
Main Hazards
for hotels
Average: 38 %
  • Frost: 88 %
  • TropicalCyclone: 75 %

Destination Map

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Hazard Summary

Tropical Cyclone

With landfall on the destination

Tsunami

Average for the whole destination

Sea Level Rise

Climate

1995 2060 (RCP4.5)
(best case)
2060 (RCP8.5)
(worst case)
Daily average temperatures (min - max) -15.4 - 23.1 °C -13.7 - 25.3 °C -12.6 - 26.2 °C
Annual days of unusual heat 13 43 55
Annual maximum rain within 5 days 1624.4 mm 1460.7 mm 1466.5 mm
Annual amount of rain 11056.7 mm 10759.4 mm 10772.1 mm
Annual days with 10mm of rain 109 104 104

Society Indicator Scores

a low score indicates a difficult precondition in this country. a high score indicates beneficial preconditions on a global comparison.

Literacy rate, youth (ages 15-24), gender parity index (GPI)
Rank: Above average
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above)
Rank: Top 20%
Women Business and the Law Index Score (scale 1-100)
Rank: Above average
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)
Rank: Below average
Human rights index
Rank: Top 10%
Bribery rate
Rank: Top 10%
Press freedom index
Rank: Above average
Civil liberties index
Rank: Top 20%
Corruption Perception Index - Transparency International (2018)
Rank: Above average
Freedom of speech index
Rank: Top 10%

Society Indicator Details

Literacy rate, youth (ages 15-24), gender parity index (GPI)
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above)
Women Business and the Law Index Score (scale 1-100)
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)
Human rights index
Bribery rate
Press freedom index
Civil liberties index
Corruption Perception Index - Transparency International (2018)
Freedom of speech index

    Environment Indicator Scores

    a low score indicates a difficult precondition in this country. a high score indicates beneficial preconditions on a global comparison.

    Fish species, threatened
    Rank: Above average
    Plant species (higher), threatened
    Rank: About average
    Mammal species, threatened
    Rank: About average
    Renewable electricity output (% of total electricity output)
    Rank: Below average
    CO2 emissions (kt)
    Rank: 'Bottom 20%'
    PFC gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)
    Rank: 'Bottom 20%'
    Bird species, threatened
    Rank: Below average
    Terrestrial protected areas (% of total land area)
    Rank: Above average
    Marine protected areas (% of territorial waters)
    Rank: About average
    Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial area)
    Rank: Below average
    Plastic waste emitted to the ocean
    Rank: About average
    Plastic waste mismanaged
    Rank: Above average
    Droughts, floods, extreme temperatures (% of population, average 1990-2009)
    Rank: Above average

    Environment Indicator Details

    Fish species, threatened
    Plant species (higher), threatened
    Mammal species, threatened
    Renewable electricity output (% of total electricity output)
    CO2 emissions (kt)
    PFC gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)
    Bird species, threatened
    Terrestrial protected areas (% of total land area)
    Marine protected areas (% of territorial waters)
    Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial area)
    Plastic waste emitted to the ocean
    Plastic waste mismanaged
    Droughts, floods, extreme temperatures (% of population, average 1990-2009)

      Health Indicator Scores

      a low score indicates a difficult precondition in this country. a high score indicates beneficial preconditions on a global comparison.

      Incidence of malaria (per 1,000 population at risk)
      Rank: Above average
      Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions (% of total)
      Rank: About average
      Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases (% of total)
      Rank: About average
      Mortality rate attributed to household and ambient air pollution, age-standardized (per 100,000 population)
      Rank: Top 20%
      Incidence of tuberculosis (per 100,000 people)
      Rank: About average
      Hospital beds (per 1,000 people)
      Rank: Top 10%
      Total annual deaths from air pollution
      Rank: Below average

      Health Indicator Details

      Incidence of malaria (per 1,000 population at risk)
      Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions (% of total)
      Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases (% of total)
      Mortality rate attributed to household and ambient air pollution, age-standardized (per 100,000 population)
      Incidence of tuberculosis (per 100,000 people)
      Hospital beds (per 1,000 people)
      Total annual deaths from air pollution

        Economy Indicator Scores

        a low score indicates a difficult precondition in this country. a high score indicates beneficial preconditions on a global comparison.

        Energy intensity level of primary energy (MJ/$2017 PPP GDP)
        Rank: Below average
        Ease of doing business score (0 = lowest performance to 100 = best performance)
        Rank: Top 10%
        Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)
        Rank: Top 20%
        Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people)
        Rank: Above average
        Individuals using the Internet (% of population)
        Rank: Top 10%
        Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
        Rank: Top 20%
        Gini index
        Rank: Above average
        International tourism, number of arrivals
        Rank: Above average

        Economy Indicator Details

        Energy intensity level of primary energy (MJ/$2017 PPP GDP)
        Ease of doing business score (0 = lowest performance to 100 = best performance)
        Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)
        Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people)
        Individuals using the Internet (% of population)
        Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
        Gini index
        International tourism, number of arrivals

          Geography Indicator Scores

          a low score indicates a difficult precondition in this country. a high score indicates beneficial preconditions on a global comparison.

          Forest area (% of land area)
          Rank: Top 10%
          Rural population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total population)
          Rank: Above average
          Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total population)
          Rank: Above average
          Population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total population)
          Rank: Above average

          Geography Indicator Details

          Forest area (% of land area)
          Rural population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total population)
          Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total population)
          Population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total population)