What is KOSIS?

Current era has high demands for changes. Here, you can witness the rebirth of KOSIS.
Paving the way for the Korea’s Government 3.0 initiative, KOSIS is the national statistical database, operated by Statistics Korea.

As a gateway for Korea’s official statistics, KOSIS offers a convenient one-stop service to full range of major domestic, international and North Korean statistics. Currently, official statistics produced by over 120 statistical agencies covering more than 500 subject matters as well as the latest data on international finance and economy from international organizations (i.e. IMF, World Bank, OECD) are available on KOSIS. In case of its english version, official statistics on 226 subject matters are provided. The site features easy and convenient search functions, a large range of easy-to-comprehend contents for general users and referential information to facilitate users with easy and fast access to information they need.