The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s 2017 World Factbook shows that South Korea’s economy is 48 times larger than North Korea’s.
According to the new data released on Monday, South Korea’s gross domestic product in terms of purchasing power parity amounts to more than one-point-nine trillion U.S. dollars, the 14th largest in the world. However, North Korea ranked 115th with a GDP of 40 billion dollars.
China came in first with 21-point-27 trillion dollars, trailed by the European Union, the United States, India and Japan.
In terms of life expectancy, South Korea took 12th place with 82-point-four years. North Korea ranked 157th with 70-point-four years.
People from Monaco are expected to live the longest in the world at 89-point-five years. Singapore and Japan shared the second spot with 85 years.