#tagcoding for Korea, Rep. ?

Consider Principles of Innovation (Principles for Digital Development) #pi9 - Be collaborative. By suitably #tagcoding genuine content, stakeholders and donors can contribute it to an open domestic and global conversation on governance, knowledge sharing and innovation for sustainable development, the economic activities and functions of government in Korea, Rep., its cities and municipalities. By providing low-hurdle access to open data that matters to a particular context or trade, stakeholders are empowered to add data-driven elements to the discourse and their learning.

In a #tag2wiki step, the #tagcoded content can be curated, analysed, and shared and conflicting viewpoints can be covered in wiki sector maps and maps of the functions of government, as part of Korea, Rep.'s planning for inclusive and sustainable development1.

This reference page for Korea, Rep. is not intended for being read in a linear way. Rather, it must be used as a "4 dimensional topic map" for a knowledge and data driven development discourse in Korea, Rep.. The reader with an interest in a particular topic can quickly find open data and other content on that "topic in its context and dimension". Before contributing new content, we recommend the reader to minimally check the content that is (referenced) on this page, and to keep in mind Principles of Innovation (Principles for Digital Development) #pi7 - Reuse and improve. For what concerns the reuse, improving or addition of new content, we recommend the use of the suitable hashtag with awareness of its dimension (lgu, sdg, isic or cofog).

#KRlgu tags for administrative units, with curated open data.

City #KRlgu Carbonn Development data ( Knoema )
Inchon [Incheon] #KR23 Data atlas
Pusan [Busan] #KR21 Data atlas
Seoul [Seoul] #KR11 Climate Report Data atlas
Taegu [Daegu] #KR22 Data atlas
Anyang [Gyeonggi-do] #KR31040 Climate Report Data atlas
Asan [Chungcheongnam-do] #KR34040 Climate Report Data atlas
Changwon [Gyeongsangnam-do] #KR38110 Climate Report Data atlas
Gangneung [Gangwon-do] #KR32030 Climate Report Data atlas
Gwangju [Gwangju] #KR24 Climate report Data atlas
Dobong [Seoul] #KR11100 Climate Report Data atlas
Gangwon [Gangwon-do] #KR32 Climate Report Data atlas
Gyeonggi [Gyeonggi-do] #KR31 Climate Report Data atlas
North Gyeongsang [Gyeongsangbuk-do] #KR37 Climate Report Data atlas
South Gyeongsang [Gyeongsangnam-do] #KR38 Climate Report Data atlas
Jeju [Jeju-do] #KR39 Climate Report Data atlas
Osan [Gyeonggi-do] #KR31140 Climate Report Data atlas
Pyeongchang [Gangwon-do] #KR32340 Climate Report Data atlas
Sejong [Sejong Special Autonomous City] #KR29 Climate Report
Seongbuk [ [Sejong Special Autonomous City] #KR11080 Climate report
South Chungcheong [Chungcheongnam-do] #KR34 Climate Report Data atlas
South Jeolla [Jeollanam-do] #KR36 Climate Report Data atlas
Suwon [Gyeonggi-do] #KR31010 Climate Report Data atlas
Ulsan [Ulsan] #KR26 Climate Report Data atlas
Wanju [Jeollabuk-do] #KR35310 Climate Report Data atlas
Wonju [Gangwon-do] #KR32020 Climate Report Data atlas
Yeosu [Jeollanam-do] #KR36020 Climate Report Data atlas
national #tags Korea, Rep.
#KRlgu tags based on geocode defined by Statistics Korea (administrative units)
The #KRlgu codes of other administrative units ( see also the Geohive page of South Korea.)
construct more tags with the extended divisioning geocodes (Geohive)
#tagcoding for Korea, Rep. : #KRlgu 4local #sdgKR 4goals #isicKR 4economy #cofogKR 4gov

#sdgKR tags for sustainable development goals

Sustainable Development Global Goals (SDGs)2 in Korea, Rep. - use #sdgKR on Twitter or G+.

(tab guide)
#SDG1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
#SDG2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
#SDG3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
#SDG4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all
#SDG5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
#SDG6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
#SDG7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all
#SDG8: Promote sustained, inclusive & sustainable economic growth, full & productive employment & decent work for all
#SDG9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
#SDG10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
#SDG11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
#SDG12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
#SDG13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
#SDG14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
#SDG15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, …
#SDG16: Promote peaceful & inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all, .. institutions
#SDG17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

#isicKR tags for economic activities

Sector in Korea, Rep. #isicKR #tag
A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing #KR88A
B - Mining and quarrying #KR88B
C - Manufacturing #KR88C
D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply #KR88D
E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities #KR88E
F - Construction #KR88F
G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles #KR88G
H - Transportation and storage #KR88H
I - Accommodation and food service activities #KR88I
J - Information and communication #KR88J
K - Financial and insurance activities #KR88K
L - Real estate activities #KR88L
M - Professional, scientific and technical activities #KR88M
N - Administrative and support service activities #KR88N
O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security #KR88O
P - Education #KR88P
Q - Human health and social work activities #KR88Q
R - Arts, entertainment and recreation #KR88R
S - Other service activities #KR88S
T - Activities of households #KR88T
U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies #KR88U

#cofogKR tags for functions of government

+ Government and the People

Check out Korea, Rep.'s profile in the Human Development Report - 2014 to understand the country's challenges in below areas.


09 - Education - #KR09fg

Functions of government #cofogKR tag
Pre-primary education (IS) #cofog0911KR
Primary education (IS) #cofog0912KR
Lower-secondary education (IS) #cofog0921KR
Upper-secondary education (IS) #cofog0922KR
Post-secondary non-tertiary education (IS) #cofog0930KR
First stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0941KR
Second stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0942KR
Education not definable by level (IS) #cofog0950KR
Subsidiary services to education (IS) #cofog0960KR
R&D Education (CS) #cofog0970KR
Education n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0980KR
Initiatives COPNI 04.7: Korean Wikipedia



09 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 09 - Education
The related category of industry (ISIC) is P - Education
International World Bank Education Strategy 2020
09.1 - Pre-primary and primary education (also COPNI 04.1): Education For All, Primary Education, Early childhood education at Development Strategies that work
09.2 - Secundary education(also COPNI 04.2): Secundary Education at Development Strategies that work
09.3 - Post-secundary non-tertiary education (also COPNI 04.3):
09.4 - Tertiary education(also COPNI 04.4):
09.5 - Education not-definable by level (also COPNI 04.5): Special education for persons with intellectual or psycho-social disabilities at Development Strategies that work
09.6 - Subsidiary services to education: Access to Schools, Preventive health care and improved nutrition for children at Development Strategies that work
09.7 - R&D Education(also COPNI 04.6):
09.8 - Education n.e.c.: World Bank Education Strategy 2020
COPNI 04.7 - Other educational services:

+ Government and the Economy, Environment and Community


04 - Economic Affairs - #KR04fg

Functions of government #cofogKR tag
General economic and commercial affairs (CS) #cofog0411KR
General labour affairs (CS) #cofog0412KR
Agriculture (CS) #cofog0421KR
Forestry (CS) #cofog0422KR
Fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0423KR
Coal and other solid mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0431KR
Petroleum and natural gas (CS) #cofog0432KR
Nuclear fuel (CS) #cofog0433KR
Other fuels (CS) #cofog0434KR
Electricity (CS) #cofog0435KR
Non-electric energy (CS) #cofog0436KR
Mining of mineral resources other than mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0441KR
Manufacturing (CS) #cofog0442KR
Construction (CS) #cofog0443KR
Road transport (CS) #cofog0451KR
Water transport (CS) #cofog0452KR
Railway transport (CS) #cofog0453KR
Air transport (CS) #cofog0454KR
Pipeline and other transport (CS) #cofog0455KR
Communication (CS) #cofog0460KR
Distributive trades, storage and warehousing (CS) #cofog0471KR
Hotels and restaurants (CS) #cofog0472KR
Tourism (CS) #cofog0473KR
Multi-purpose development projects (CS) #cofog0474KR
R&D General economic, commercial and labour affairs (CS) #cofog0481KR
R&D Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0482KR
R&D Fuel and energy (CS) #cofog0483KR
R&D Mining, manufacturing and construction (CS) #cofog0484KR
R&D Transport (CS) #cofog0485KR
R&D Communication (CS) #cofog0486KR
R&D Other industries (CS) #cofog0487KR
Economic affairs n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0490KR
Initiatives ISIC K: Kiva Fellows Blog on Korea, Rep. (not for all countries)
COFOG 04.2: Country profile at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations;
Plantwise Knowledge Bank country page (set country on first visit) including pest diagnostic tool and treatment support.
Green Economy Initiative (UNEP): Korea's Pathway page



04 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 04 - Economic affairs
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
04.1.1: K - Financial and insurance activities
04.2: A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing;
04.3: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and B - Mining and quarrying
04.4: B - Mining and quarrying, C - Manufacturing and F - Construction
04.5: H - Transportation and storage
04.6: J - Information and communication
04.7.1: G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; H - Transportation and storage (Storage)
04.7.2; 04.7.3: I - Accommodation and food service activities
International 04.1.2 - General labour affairs:
COPNI 07.2 - Services of labour organizations:
04.1.1 - General economic and commercial affairs: Access to Insurance Initiative,
World Bank Trade Strategy (Consultation) Food Security, Access to markets
04.2 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting: World Bank Agriculture Action Plan FY2010-12; Fisheries; Improving agricultural productivity at Development Strategies that work; The Standards and Trade Development Facility ; Farmers' Rights - Resource pages for Decision-Makers qnd Practitioners
04.2.1: Land Reform at Development Strategies that work
04.3 - Fuel and energy: World Bank Energy Strategy Consultations,
04.4 - Mining, manufacturing and construction:
04.5 - Transport: Transport, Infrastructure Development at Development Strategies that work
04.6 - Communication:
04.7 - Other industries:
04.8 - R&D Economic affairs:
04.9 - Economic affairs n.e.c.:
COPNI 07.3 - Services of professional organizations:Share4Dev by InfoBridge

+ Government and Society's Foundations


01 General Public Services - #KR01fg

Functions of government #cofogKR tag
Executive and legislative organs (CS) #cofog0111KR
Financial and fiscal affairs (CS) #cofog0112KR
External affairs (CS) #cofog0113KR
Economic aid to developing countries and countries in transition (CS) #cofog0121KR
Economic aid routed through international organizations (CS) #cofog0122KR
General personnel services (CS) #cofog0131KR
Overall planning and statistical services (CS) #cofog0132KR
Other general services (CS) #cofog0133KR
Basic research (CS) #cofog0140KR
R&D General public services (CS) #cofog0150KR
General public services n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0160KR
Public debt transactions (CS) #cofog0170KR
Transfers of a general character between different levels of government (CS) #cofog0180KR

- Democracy Report for South Korea (2000) (several reports) by International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
- Open Government Partnership: country page

COFOG 0132: Korea, Rep.'s profile in the Human Development Report - 2014



01 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 01 - General public services
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
- O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
- 01.1: U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies
International 01.1 - Executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs, external affairs: Public administration reform
01.2 - Foreign economic aid:
01.3 - General services: System of National Accounts 2008, at Development Strategies that work by UN Economic and Social Council, Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), London Declaration for Transparency, the Free Flow of Information and Development (2010)
01.4 - Basic research:
01.5 - R&D General public services:
01.6 - General public services n.e.c.:
01.7 - Public debt transactions:
01.8 - Transfers of general character between different levels of government:
COPNI 09.1 - Services n.e.c.:
COPNI 09.2 - R&D Services:
COPNI 07.1 - Services of political parties: Universal Periodic Review3

In the media

Korea, Rep.'s #tags in other languages:

جمهورية كوريا (Arabic)
大韩民国 (Chinese, simplified)
Republik Korea (German)
República de Corea (Spanish)
République de Corée (French)
大韓民国 (Japanese)
Южная Корея (Russian)

#Tag guide & other resources:

Also on Korea, Rep.:
Actor Map, Statute Book, Local Development Books

Open Data and Content

Various sources

The Sector field of listed projects are indicative for the function of government and the industrial sector under which the project should be classified.

Curated open data in the World Data Atlas (by Knoema)

Social Progress Index

Check Korea, Rep.'s Social Progress Index (Social Progress Imperative).

The Fringes


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