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Major Statistics in Inter-Korean Relations

1. Inter-Korean Exchanges of People and Goods
① Number of Cross-border Travelers

Unit: persons

Number of Cross-border Travelers
Direction 1989-
2001
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Total 28,686 13,877 16,303 26,534 88,341 101,708 159,214 186,775 120,862 130,251 116,061 120,360 76,543 129,394 1,314,909
South to
North
27,152 12,825 15,280 26,213 87,028 100,838 158,170 186,443 120,616 130,119 116,047 120,360 76,503 129,028 1,306,622
North to
South
1,543 1,052 1,023 321 1,313 870 1,044 332 246 132 14 - 40 366 8,287

* Tourists are not counted.

Composition of Cross-border Travelers
Unit: persons
○ Exchanges of People
● Visits to the GIC

② Number of Tourists to Mt. Geumgang, City of Gaeseong, and Pyongyang

Unit: persons

Number of Tourists to Mt. Geumgang, City of Gaeseong, and Pyongyang
Destination 1998
1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Mt.
Geumgang
Sea
Route
158,628 213,009 57,879 84,727 38,306 449 -
Land
Route
- - - - 36,028 267,971 298,247
Total 158,628 213,009 57,879 84,727 74,334 268,420 298,247
City of Gaeseong - - - - - - 1,484
Pyongyang - - - - 1,019 - 1,280
Number of Tourists to Mt. Geumgang, City of Gaeseong, and Pyongyang
Destination 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Mt.
Geumgang
Sea
Route
- - - - - - - - - 552,998
Land
Route
234,446 345,006 199,966 - - - - - - 1,381,664
Total 234,446 345,006 199,966 - - - - - - 1,934,662
City of Gaeseong 1,484 - 7,427 103,122 - - - - - 122,033
Pyongyang 1,280 - - - - - - - - 2,299
③ Number of Vehicles Crossed the Inter-Korean Border

Unit: persons

Number of Vehicles Crossed the Inter-Korean Border
Types 2003
2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Number of
Vehicles
West Coast
Corridor
32,939 77,395 94,506 143,450 184,072 145,802 166,181 162,848 177,211 110,000 190,144 1,483,516
East Coast
Corridor
37,358 39,565 29,406 40,053 25,077 2,534 2,140 397 12 294 524 177,364
Total 70,297 116,960 123,912 183,503 209,149 148,336 168,321 163,245 177,223 110,294 190,668 1,660,925

○ West Coast Corridor
● East Coast Corridor

④ Number of Ships and Planes Crossed the Inter-Korean Border

Unit: times (one way)

Number of Ships and Planes Crossed the Inter-Korean Border
Mode of Transport 1994-
2000
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Ships 5,472 1,686 1,827 2,022 2,124 4,497 8,401 11,891 7,435 2,577 1,432 142 228 31 1 49,766
Planes 43 19 67 112 28 208 88 153 64 11 0 2 - - 14 809

□ Ships
■ Planes

2. Inter-Korean Exchanges and Cooperation
① Amount of Trade by Year

Unit: million dollars

Amount of Trade by Year
Type 1980-
1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Total 2,111 425 403 642 724 697 1,055
Inbound 2,101 152 176 272 289 258 340
Outbound 635 273 227 370 435 439 715
Amount of Trade by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Total 1,350 1,798 1,820 1,679 1,912 1,714 1,971 1,136 2,343 21,771
Inbound 520 765 932 934 1,044 914 1,074 615 1,206 10,958
Outbound 830 1,033 888 745 868 800 897 521 1,136 10,812

○ Inbound Trade
● Outbound Trade

② Number of Transactions by Year

Unit: number of cases

Number of Transactions by Year
Type 1989-
1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Total 24,033 7,394 7,754 8,796 11,209 12,893 21,165
Inbound 11,573 3,952 4,720 5,023 6,356 5,940 9,337
Outbound 12,460 3,442 3,034 3,773 4,853 6,953 1,1828
Number of Transactions by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Total 33,451 51,758 67,445 78,600 84,202 73,918 81,815 46,128 86,158 696,742
Inbound 16,412 25,027 31,243 37,307 39,800 33,762 36,504 20,566 38,460 325,982
Outbound 1,7039 2,6731 36,202 41,293 44,402 40,156 45,311 25,562 47,698 370,760
③ Number of Trade Items by Year

Unit: number of cases

Number of Trade Items by Year
Type 1989-
1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Total 2,265 578 549 570 588 634 775
Inbound 998 204 201 204 186 202 381
Outbound 1,571 527 492 493 530 575 712
Number of Trade Items by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Total 757 853 859 822 795 702 731 674 718 1,118
Inbound 421 450 482 486 448 363 377 359 349 839
Outbound 697 803 813 771 740 676 705 644 697 1,103
④ Amount of Inter-Korean Trade by Type

Unit: million dollars

Amount of Inter-Korean Trade by Type
Type 2004-
2006
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Inbound Trade General Trade Processing-on- commission Trade 1,019 645 624 499 334 4 1 1 -
Economic Cooperation (Mt. Geumgang and Gaeseong tourism, cooperation in the light industries, and others) 97 120 308 435 710 909 1,073 615 1,206
Non-commercial Transactions (Government and non-government assistance, social and cultural cooperation, and the light water reactor project) - - - - - - - - -
Inbound Trade in Total 1,118 765 932 934 1,044 914 1,074 615 1,206
Outbound Trade General Trade Processing-on-commission Trade 305 145 184 167 101 - - - -
Economic Cooperation (Mt. Geumgang and Gaeseong tourism, cooperation in the light industries, and others) 633 520 596 541 744 789 888 518 1,132
Non-commercial Transactions (Government and non-government assistance, social and cultural cooperation, and the light water reactor project) 1,048 367 108 37 23 11 9 3 4
Outbound Trade in Total 1,984 1032 888 745 868 800 897 521 1,136
3. The Gaeseong Industrial Complex
① Number of Companies Operating in the GIC and Production Volume

Units: number and ten thousand dollars

Number of Companies Operating in the GIC and Production Volume
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Number of
Companies
18 30 65 93 117 121 123 123 123 125 938
Production
Volume
1,491 7,373 18,478 25,142 25,648 32,332 40,185 46,950 22,379 46,997 266,975

*as of November 2011

② Number of GIC Workers

Unit: persons

Number of GIC Workers
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 6,520 11,951 23,323 39,986 43,496 47,088 50,642 54,234 53,080 54,792
North Korean Workers 6,013 11,160 22,538 38,931 42,561 46,284 49,866 53,448 52,329 53,947
South Korean Workers 507 791 785 1,055 935 804 776 786 751 815

*as of November 2011

③ Number of Visits to the GIC

Units: persons/vehicles

Number of Visits to the GIC
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Number of
Visitors
40,874 60,999 100,092 152,637 111,830 122,997 114,435 120,119 75,990 125,940 1,015,913
Production
Vehicles
19,413 29,807 42,399 85,626 72,597 83,566 82,954 82,954 55,580 95,924 650,820
4. Humanitarian Projects
① Assistance to North Korea

Unit: hundred million won

Assistance to North Korea
Type 1995-
1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Total 3,305 2,422 1,757 3,226 3,373 4,230 3,926
Government
Assistance
and Grants
Grants 2,193 944 913 1,075 1,016 1,211 1,240
Assistance from
Private Funds
- 34 62 65 81 102 120
Food Loans - 1,057 - 1,510 1,510 1,359 1,787
Total 2,611 2,035 975 2,650 2,607 2,672 3,147
Private Assistance and Grants 694 387 782 576 766 1,558 779
Assistance to North Korea
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Total 2,982 4,397 1,163 671 404 196 141 186 8,816 32,571
Government
Assistance
and Grants
Grants 2,139 1,767 197 217 183 65 23 133 141 13,457
Assistance from
Private Funds
134 216 241 77 21 - - - - 1,153
Food Loans - 1,505 - - - - - - - 8,728
Total 2,273 3,488 438 294 204 65 23 133 141 23,765
Private Assistance and Grants 709 909 725 377 200 131 118 51 54 8,816

□ Total Amount

② Exchanges of Separated Families

Exchanges of Separated Families
Type 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
At the Private-level Confirmations of Fate - 35 127 132 221 135 104 96 164 377 481 447
Exchanges of Letters - 44 193 462 948 584 571 473 772 469 637 984
Reunions in a Third Country - 6 11 19 12 11 17 18 61 108 195 148
- - - - - - - - - - - (383)
Reunions in North Korea - - - - - - - - - 1 5 4
- - - - - - - - - (2) (18) (9)
At the Government-level Confirmations of Fate 65 - - - - - - - - - - 792
(72) - - - - - - - - - - (7,543)
Exchanges of Letters - - - - - - - - - - - 39
- - - - - - - - - - - (39)
Reunions in South Korea 30 - - - - - - - - - - 201
(81) - - - - - - - - - - (1,720)
Reunions in North Korea 35 - - - - - - - - - - 202
(76) - - - - - - - - - - (674)
Video Reunions - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - -
Exchanges of Separated Families
Type 01~03 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 total
At the Private-level Confirmations of Fate 794 209 276 69 74 50 35 16 3 6 9 6 3,866
Exchanges of Letters 2,475 776 843 449 413 228 61 15 21 16 22 11 11,467
Reunions 661 188 95 54 55 36 23 7 4 2 3 5 1,749
(1,766) (470) (261) (105) (167) (97) (51) (18) (14) (4) (9) (10) (3,400)
At the Government-level Confirmations of Fate 1,968 681 962 1,069 1,196 - 302 302 - - 316 - 7,763
(11,396) (5,007) (6,957) (8,314) (9,121) - (2,097) - - - (2,342) - (55,412)
Exchanges of Letters 640 - - - - - - - - - - - 679
(640) - - - - - - - - - - - (679)
Reunions in South Korea 100 - - - - - - - - - - - 331
(899) - - - - - - - - - - - (2,700)
Reunions in North Korea 1,096 400 397 594 388 - 195 - - - - 170 3,668
(4,758) (1,926) (1,811) (2,683) (1,741) - (888) - - - - (813) (16,256)
Video Reunions - - 199 80 278 - - - - - - - 557
- - (1,323) (553) (1,872) - - - - - - - (3,748)
③ Number of North Korean Refugees Entered the South

Number of North Korean Refugees Entered the South
Gender -98 99-01 02 03 04 05 06 07
Total 947 1,044 1,143 1,282 1,896 1,382 2,022 2,548
Male 831 565 511 472 624 423 512 571
Female 116 479 632 810 1,272 959 1,510 1,977
Number of North Korean Refugees Entered the South
Gender 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 Total
Total 2,804 2,929 2,402 2,706 1,509 1,516 1,396 27,518
Male 608 671 589 797 402 371 304 8,251
Female 2,196 2,258 1,813 1,909 1,107 1,145 1,092 19,267

* Figures above may be different from the actual numbers because the counts are made at the time when individual refugees were granted government protection while they still remained abroad before entering the ROK.

5. Number of Inter-Korean Talks

Unit: times

Number of Inter-Korean Talks
Area 1971-93 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Total 40 10 3 0 11 5 8 27 8 32
Political 160 10 - - 7 4 8 18 2 4
Military - - - - - - - 4 2 9
Economy 5 - - - - - - 3 3 14
Humanitarian 111 - 3 - 4 1 - 2 1 3
Social/Cultural 34 - - - - - - - - 2
Number of Inter-Korean Talks
Area 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Total 36 23 34 23 55 6 6 8 1 - 24 8 638
Political 5 2 10 5 13 - - - - - 1 2 251
Military 6 5 3 4 11 2 - 1 1 - - 1 49
Economy 17 13 11 8 22 3 4 3 - - 22 3 131
Humanitarian 7 2 4 3 3 - 2 4 - - 1 1 152
Social/Cultural 1 1 6 3 6 1 - - - - - 1 55
6. Provision of Unification Education

Year Prior to 2000-
2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Number of People
Who Have Received
Education
432,501 26,420 25,865 34,045 32,039 71,944 68,946 119,736 133,284 185,194 97,830 1,227,804
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