Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) reached 75.1 % in 2019 in South Korea. This is 0.310 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in South Korea reached an all time high of 75.4 % in 2020 and an all time low of % in. When compared to South Korea's main peers, Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed) in China amounted to 53.3 %, 10.4 % in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, 89.8 % in Japan and 43.9 % in Vietnam in 2019.
South Korea has been ranked 66th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Waged and Salaried Workers, Total (As % of Total Employed), 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Waged and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as "paid employment jobs", where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.