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The People

Korea provides a highly skilled workforce, many of whom have a college degree or higher.

Educational Zeal

Korea is passionate about education and has a high college graduation rate.
This rate in the 25-34 age group is 70%, the highest among OECD nations.

OECD top-5 college graduation rate in 25-34 age group
  • Korea
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • U.K.
  • Switzerland
  • * Source : OECD "Education at a Glance 2017"

Korea's Excellent Educational Environment

In the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings which is announced every year after a comprehensive evaluation of curriculum, academic achievements, access to education and financial support,
Korea ranked the ninth in the world and the second in Asia. 

QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings
한국 2002년 4.5%, 2012년 4.2%
중국 2002년 18.9%, 2012년 14.3%
홍콩 2002년 17.0%, 2012년 20.1%

* Source: Quacquarelli Symonds (2016)

Korea's Low Labor Turnover Rate

Korean workers are very diligent and the labor turnover rate is relatively much lower than other Asian countries. The combination of low turnover rate and hard-working culture is why Korea’s labor productivity
has risen faster than any other country's over the past decade.

Labor Turnover Rates
한국 2002년 4.5%, 2012년 4.2%
중국 2002년 18.9%, 2012년 14.3%
홍콩 2002년 17.0%, 2012년 20.1%

* Source: Ministry of Employment and Labor, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nomura Securities, Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management, Aon Hewitt