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City Profile - Seoul; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail

City Profile - Seoul; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail

Summary

Seoul metropolitan area (also referred to as Seoul capital city area) or Seoul metropolitan region is the most densely populated region in South Korea. Seoul is a key financial and economic hub of South Korea accounting for around 21.4% of the national GDP. Seoul has evolved from a commercial and industrial center into an economic center, due to rapid growth in the tertiary sector, such as finance and insurance, trade, transport, communications and real estate. Improvements in professional / business services and real estate are expected to be major drivers of growth.

Synopsis

“City Profile - Seoul” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Seoul. The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.

Scope

  • The Industry and service sectors remain the key contributor to the regional economy - and the major employers.
  • Seoul is a key tourist destination for both domestic and international tourists and witnessed a significant growth in 2016. Leisure tourism stands a contributor to the tourism sector. Strong performance is observed in the construction sector with increasing employment, number of building permits issued and building completions.
Reasons to buy
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge of future economic and demographic trends and understand the performance of various sectors within the city.
  • Analyze and understand the business environment in the city to align your investment and expansion strategies.
  • The report helps to drive a conclusion in choosing a suitable city to invest or expand according to your business structure.
  • Explore new opportunities in the hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate and retail sectors.


City Snapshot
PEST Analysis
Political
Economic
Social
Technology and Infrastructure
Communications
Internal Transport Networks
Connectivity
Airports
Ports
Business Environment Analysis
Travel and Tourism
Tourism Flows
Hotels
Attractions
Events
Construction and Real Estate
Investment
Real Estate Market
Retail
Retail Market
Consumption, Income and Prices
Appendix
Sources
Further Reading
Ask the analyst
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Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Seoul city - key facts (estimates), 2016
Table 2: Seoul city - real GDP growth, 2000-25
Table 3: Seoul city - economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Table 4: Seoul city - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 (US$)
Table 5: Seoul city - employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)
Table 6: Seoul city - main universities, 2016
Table 7: Seoul city - population comparison, 2000-25
Table 8: Seoul city - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)
Table 9: Seoul city - mass transit network indicators, 2016
Table 10: Incheon international airport - key airport indicators
Table 11: Gimpo international airport - key airport indicators
Table 12: Seoul city - Fortune Global 500 companies with main HQ in the city, 2016
Table 13: Seoul city - office rents, 2016
Table 14: Seoul city - international arrivals by country of residence, 2016
Table 15: International visitors to Seoul city by purpose, 2012-16
Table 16: Seoul city - UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Table 17: Seoul city - MICE and Other Events
List of Figures
Figure 1: Seoul city- real GDP and real GDP growth, 2000-25
Figure 2: Seoul city - economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Figure 3: Seoul city - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25
Figure 4: Seoul city - employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)
Figure 5: Seoul city - population comparison, 2000-25
Figure 6: Seoul city - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)

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