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South Korea

 

Malaysia

 South Korea
All information: South Korea
 
 Malaysia
All information: Malaysia
 
Area:100,339 km² 330,345 km²
Population:51,709,000 31,950,000
Official language:Korean Malay

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal constitutional monarchy
Independent since:1948 n.Chr. 1957 n.Chr.
Capital:Seoul Kuala Lumpur


Population

Inhabitants per km²:515.3 96.7
Life expectancy males:79.7 years 74.1 years
Life expectancy females:85.7 years 78.2 years
Average age:39.4 years 27.4 years
Birthrate:6.40 ‰ 16.75 ‰
Deathrate:5.80 ‰ 5.09 ‰
Migrationrate:2.30 ‰ -0.30 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:81 75
Civil rights:74 59
Health:91 61
Climate:53 41
Cost of Living:38 42
Popularity:47 49


Economy

Currency: Won (1 KRW = 100 Chon)  Ringgit (1 MYR =100 Sen)
Unemployment rate:4.2 % 3.3 %
Inflation rate:0.38 % 0.66 %
Cost of Living:104.70 % 59.60 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:33.20 % 38.70 %
Average income:30,121 € 10,004 €
Corruption index:59 (moderate) 53 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:1,467,069 Mio €28.37 M € 325,772 M €10.20 M €
Gross national product:1,557,578 Mio €30.12 M € 319,767 M €10.01 M €
Exported goods:598,119 M €11.57 M € 220,160 M €6.89 M €
Imported goods:550,030 M €10.64 M € 197,710 M €6.19 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:100,428 km1.94 km 144,403 km4.52 km
Railways:3,979 km0.08 km 1,851 km0.06 km
Waterways:1,600 km0.03 km 7,200 km0.23 km
Harbours:1,8800.036 1,7480.055
Airports:1110.002 1140.004


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:507.60 bn kWh9.82 m kWh 136.90 bn kWh4.28 m kWh
Energy production:526.00 bn kWh10.17 m kWh 148.30 bn kWh4.64 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 3.00 m kWh93.90 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 33.00 m kWh1,032.87 kWh
CO2 emissions:620.30 m t11,996.00 t 248.29 m t7,771.22 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+82 +60
Internet domain:.kr .my
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:24,727,415478 6,474,400203
Mobile phones:68,892,5411,332 44,601,4001,396
Internet server:315,6976 422,47013
Internet users:49,722,219962 26,905,937842



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:11.50 1.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.37 1.51
Diabetes sufferers:6.9 % 16.7 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.7 % 0.9 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:83.0 % 81.0 %
Smokers:23.3 % 21.5 %

Climate

Detailed info for: South Korea and Malaysia

Daytime temperatures:18.2 °C 31.9 °C
Nighttime temperatures:10.0 °C 24.4 °C
Water temperature:12.8 °C 28.2 °C
Relative humidity:69 % 84 %
Absolute humidity:11 g/m³ 25 g/m³
Rain days per year:82.8 151.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.1 6.4


Native languages

Korean:99.9 % n/a
Malay:n/a 58.4 %
Chinese:0.1 % 7.4 %
Tamil:n/a 3.9 %
Hakka:n/a 3.3 %
Iban:n/a 2.8 %
English:n/a 1.6 %
Dusun:n/a 1.1 %
other:0.0 % 21.5 %


Religions

Islam:n/a 61.3 %
nondenominational:43.3 % 0.8 %
Christianity:31.6 % 9.2 %
Buddhism:24.2 % 19.8 %
Hinduism:n/a 6.3 %
Sikhism:n/a 0.3 %
other:0.9 % 2.3 %