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  • Composite Economic Indexes
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  • Overview
    • Overview
      Title Composite Economic Indexes
      Type of statistics General and processed statistics
      Purpose Economic fluctuation refers to changes in overall economic activities, such as production, consumption, employment, finance, trade, investment, etc. Composite indexes examine and predict overall direction of economic change, speed of change, economic situation and turning point in economic conditions by selecting major indices to well reflect each part of economy, statistically processing and integrating the selected indices.
      Periodicity Monthly
      History
      • The first publicity and revision
        • Feb. 1981: Approval for the production of statistics
        • Mar. 1981: The first publicity
      • Announced composite indexes consisting of 19 indicators (jointly developed by the KDI and the National Bureau of Statistics (the former Statistics Korea), Economic Planning Board
        • Mar. 1984: 1st revision, 22 indicators (leading: 10, coincident: 5, lagging: 7)
        • Jul. 1988: 2nd revision, 21 indicators (leading: 10, coincident: 5, lagging: 6)
        • Sep. 1991: 3rd revision, 23 indicators (leading: 10, coincident: 8, lagging: 5)
        • Sep. 1993: 4th revision, 23 indicators (leading: 10, coincident: 8, lagging: 5)
        • Nov. 1993: Change in the approval No. for the statistics production
        • Feb. 1997: 5th revision, 26 indicators (leading: 10, coincident: 10, lagging: 6)
        • Feb. 2003: 6th revision, 22 indicators (leading: 9, coincident: 7, lagging: 6)
        • Feb. 2006: 7th revision, 24 indicators (leading: 10, coincident: 8, lagging: 6)
  • Data Provision
    • Data Provision
      Announcement method
      • News releases (Industrial Activities): End of the following month
      • Publicized on the Internet (Industrial Activities): End of the following month
      • Monthly Composite Indexes of Business Indicators: Two months after the reference month
      Announcement periodicity Monthly
      Publication title Monthly Composite Economic Indexes
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