Average IQ in South Korea
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Population size: Approximately 52 million.
Life expectancy: Around 83 years.
Birth rate: Approximately 0.84 children per woman (total fertility rate).
Average age of the population: About 42.5 years.
Percentage of the urban population: Approximately 81.4%.
Average salary: Approximately KRW 3,248,000 per month (may vary greatly based on the specific job or sector).
Unemployment rate: Around 4%.
Inflation rate: Roughly 1.5%.
Level of investment in science and technology as a percentage of GDP: Approximately 4.6%.
Educational and cultural indicators
Percentage distribution of education levels: Over 85% of South Koreans aged 25 to 34 held at least a high school diploma and over 70% of this age group had tertiary education.
Number of educational institutions per 10,000 population: Data not readily available.
Average expenditure on education: About 4.7% of GDP.
Duration of education: Basic education is 9 years, and high school lasts 3 years; higher education can vary.
Percentage of the population with internet access: Almost 96%.
Percentage of literate population: Close to 98%.
Percentage of the population with higher education: Around 45% for bachelor's degree and above.
Number of scientific publications per 10,000 population: Data not readily available.
Number of libraries or cultural centers per 10,000 population: Data not readily available.
Scientific and research indicators
Number of scientists and researchers per 10,000 population: About 150 (as of 2019 data).
The proportion of the population engaged in research and development activities: South Korea consistently ranks high in the percentage of its GDP spent on R&D, but specific numbers on the proportion of the population engaged in R&D activities are not readily available.