How wealthy is South Korea?

How wealthy is South Korea?

South Korea’s per-capita income stood at $33,790 in 2019 based on World Bank data, slightly below Italy’s $34,530. Korea has a good chance of topping the European country if income trends are in line with gross domestic product performance.

How many prisons are in South Korea?

Republic of (South) Korea

Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners) 53 920 at 30.6

Is smoking illegal in North Korea?

Tobacco smoking is popular and, at least for men, culturally acceptable in North Korea. However, according to state media KCNA, North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly has introduced smoking bans in some public places to provide citizens with “hygienic living environments”.

Do we trade with North Korea?

Despite using ‘Made in China’ tags on its textiles exports, North Korea is thought to do most of its trade – around 80% in fact – ​with neighbouring China. According to the OEC, it exported $2.34 billion (£1.83bn) of goods to China in 2015.

What do black and white stripes mean in jail?

The orange (or sometimes green or blue, depending on what state you live in) are standard issued clothing. The black & white stripes indicate someone who is incarcerated for a violent crime.

What is the crime rate in North Korea?

Crime rates in North Korea

Level of crime 53.95 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs 54.73 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 55.41 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 52.03 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery 82.24 Very High

Do North Koreans have phones?

North Korea has an adequate telephone system, with 1.18 million fixed lines available in 2008. However, most phones are only installed for senior government officials. Someone wanting a phone installed must fill out a form indicating their rank, why he/she wants a phone, and how he/she will pay for it.

What are Korean prisons like?

Korean prisons tend to be more professionally run in comparison to American prisons, safer and cleaner. They are much more peaceful and rape is unheard of. For foreigners, it is like this: From Inside Cheonan’s foreigner only prison.