Retail deposits reached 470,795 KRW bil in 2012 in South Korea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.69 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, retail deposits in South Korea reached an all time high of 470,795 KRW bil in 2012 and an all time low of 295,650 KRW bil in 2007. When compared to South Korea's main peers, retail deposits in China amounted to 39,955 CNY bil and 397,900 JPY bil in Japan in 2012.
South Korea has been ranked 1st within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of retail deposits.
A bank retail deposit is money placed into a banking institution for safekeeping by physical persons.