Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (DPRK) - Income



The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in 2002 North Korea's gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated at $22 billion. The per capita GDP was estimated at $1,000. The annual growth rate of GDP was estimated at 1%. The CIA defines GDP as the value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year and computed on the basis of purchasing power parity (PPP) rather than value as measured on the basis of the rate of exchange. It was estimated that agriculture accounted for 30% of GDP, industry 32%, and services 37%. Foreign aid receipts amounted to about $5 per capita.

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