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KRW Currency Demographics

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

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 "₩".

There are approximately 51,744,876 people around the world who use the South Korean Won. The South Korean Won is the #25 most used widely currency is the world.

51,744,876 user population
Ranked #25 in the world

KRW Exchange Rates

1 South Korean Won equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ₩871.52


Inverse: ₩1,412.95
British Pound


Inverse: ₩1,606.20
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ₩15.87
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ₩9.84
US Dollar


Inverse: ₩1,305.045

† Rates last updated at 11 hours 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 Namejeon
Minor Unit Symbol 전/錢
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 Websitehttp://eng.bok.or.kr/

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population51,744,876 people
Population Rank#25
KRW Inflation Rate2.50%
Inflation Rank#89

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

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2023 KRW Currency Holidays

Name Date
Korean New Year Saturday, January 21, 2023 (past)
Korean New Year Sunday, January 22, 2023 (past)
Korean New Year Monday, January 23, 2023 (past)
Korean New Year Tuesday, January 24, 2023 (past)
Independence Day Wednesday, March 1, 2023 (past)
Labor Day Monday, May 1, 2023
Children's Day Friday, May 5, 2023
Vesak Day Saturday, May 27, 2023
Memorial Day Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Independence Day Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Chuseok Festivity Thursday, September 28, 2023
Chuseok Festivity Friday, September 29, 2023
Chuseok Festivity Saturday, September 30, 2023
Foundation Day Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Hangul Day Monday, October 9, 2023
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2023