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Status of Korean SMEs

Status of Korean SMEs

SMEs play an important role in Korean Economy. According to business statistics, SMEs take up ninety-nine percent of number of enterprises, eighty-eight percent of total employment, thirty-eight percent of export, and fifty-one percent of added value.
  • 99.9%

    No. of Enterprises

  • 87.9%

    Employment

  • 37.5%

    Export

Employment by Business Size

Small-sized Enterprises : 25% / 3.96 million, Micro-Enterprises : 38% / 6.05 million, LE & HPE : 12% / 1.94 million, Medium-sized Enterprises : 25% / 4.01 million

Added Value by Business Size

LE & HPE : 48.8%, SME : 51.2%