South Korean Won (KRW)

The South Korean Won is the primary currency of South Korea. This currency is used by an estimated 51,635,256 people. Based on our estimate, South Korean Won is the #24 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the South Korean Won is "KRW". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 410. The currency symbol for the Won is "₩".

South Korean Won conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

KRW Currency Demographics

The primary country using the South Korean Won is South Korea.

There are approximately 51,635,256 people around the world who use the South Korean Won. The South Korean Won is the #24 most used widely currency is the world.

51,635,256 user population
Ranked #24 in the world

KRW Exchange Rates

1 South Korean Won equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₩815.057


Inverse: ₩1,333.32
British Pound


Inverse: ₩1,484.79
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₩15.064
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₩10.61
US Dollar


Inverse: ₩1,107.59

† Rates last updated at 23 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

KRW Currency Facts

KRW Details

ISO 4217 CodeKRW
ISO 4217 Number410
Unit NameWon
Currency NicknamesN.a.

KRW Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor UnitsN.a.
Frequently Used banknotes₩1000, ₩5000, ₩10000, ₩50000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins₩100, ₩500
Rarely Used Coins₩1, ₩5, ₩10, ₩50

KRW Issuance

Central BankThe Bank of Korea
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population51,635,256 people
Population Rank#24
KRW Inflation Rate1.48%
Inflation Rank#87

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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