Kia is a multinational corporation promoting variety in all forms, including ethnicity, age, and gender. We encourage our employees to be confident in their ideas and try new things in the workplace. There are a variety of supports available, including equal chances, a diverse range of options, and high-efficiency smartwork.
25 % Increase
Female ration in management
(Compared to 2019)
Average length of service
|Unionized workers (%)||Being aggregated||84.9%||83.2%|
Global Workforce by Region
Employee Education & Training
Training & professional development programs
Kia offers all full time employees various opportunities for self-development and career development.
Employees can take systematic in-house training according to the growth goals they have set for themselves, and are not limited to participate only in in-house learning clubs but also various types of training provided by external facilities as well.
Therefore if it is necessary for the relevant team's requirements or personal needs, employees can also acquire certifications with the company's support.
In 2021, Kia has allocated a budget of 1 million won for each employee's external training, and an employee can request for additional support if necessary
|Total education & training expenses (KRW)||10,227,794,438||10,794,597,103||5,064,307,411|
|Per-person education & training expenses (KRW)||292,498||304,364||142,963|
|Per-person education & training hours (hour)||33||33||24|
Leadership Training Programs
1. Key Program Contents
- Business Management : Presenting Direction, Goal Setting, Performance Management
- Organizational Development : Securing Resources, Forming Teamwork, Promoting Cooperation
- Employee Growth : Promoting Learning, Offering Experience, Career Development
- Empowerment Program: Empowerment Program in order to successfully fulfill leadership role (e.g. new team leader on-boarding course, new executives course, new field manager course, etc.)
- Trend Update Program: Learning about the latest business trends and internal and external business environment (Forum Kia, Insight Forum, Future Competency Enhancement Program, etc.)
- Diagnostic Development Program: One-on-One Customized Advanced Program by use of Diagnostic Tools (360 Degree Leadership Feedback System, Corporate Culture Diagnosis, Culture Survey, etc.)
3. Leadership Training Achievements
- Leadership Training Programs provide support for leadership roles and strengthens Kia's leadership pipeline
- Operation of leadership programs for 470 leadership roles (team leaders, department heads and above)
- Operation of Outstanding Talent Program for 240 potential leaders
Recruitment by Region
|Namyang R&D Center||11||12||3|
Recruitment by Age/Gender
|Aged 20 to 29||353||237||167|
|Aged 30 to 39||328||69||70|
|Aged 40 to 49||402||36||15|
|Aged 50 and above||298||53||157|
Average Length of Service
|Average length of service||20.8||21.7||22.1|
Retirement by Age/Gender
|Aged 20 to 29||56||48||49|
|Aged 30 to 39||76||41||49|
|Aged 40 to 49||80||50||54|
|Aged 50 to 59||410||542||832|
|Aged 60 and above||4||28||28|
|Total Turnover rate*||1.8||2.0||2.9|
|Voluntary Turnover rate*||0.6||0.4||0.4|
Legally mandated fringe benefits
Health insurance, industrial insurance, national pension, employment insurance
Car purchasing/repair, commute bus, fuel, and transportation expenses etc.
Medical services, group accident insurance, physical checkups, health clinics, etc.
Meals/snacks, expenses/vacations for family events, apartments/dorms, personal pension plans, Labor-Management Joint Fund etc.
School and education expenses for employee's children and in-house daycare centers, etc.
Culture / Career-development
Vacation allowance, credits, long-service/retirement awards (travel), sports day, hotels and resorts for summer vacation, etc.
Support for retirees
Veterans program, etc.
(KRW 100 mil)
(DB, KRW 100 mil)
|Male employees on
|Female employees on
|Rate of return after
(Unit: KRW million)
|Gender category||Average wage|