Is YouTube Monetized in South Korea?

If your channel is based in South Korea, can you make money with YouTube monetization? Let’s find out.

YouTube monetization is available in South Korea. You’ll be able to apply for the YouTube Partner Program as soon as your channel meets the monetization threshold and requirements. As soon as YouTube reviews your application and accept it, your channel in South Korea will be monetized via Google AdSense.

How Much Does YouTube Pay For 1M Views In South Korea?

The amount YouTube pays for views depends on the viewers’ country, your channel’s country, and your channel topic.

Even between videos, the RPM can vary a lot – it depends on the videos’ subjects and main keywords.

That being said, most channels (based in South Korea or otherwise) have a RPM of between $0.50 and $20.00, with an average of around $3.

So YouTube will pay your channel in South Korea between $500 and $20,000 for 1 million views (the average being around $3,000).

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in South Korea?

You’ll be able to monetize YouTube Shorts in South Korea as soon as YouTube flips the Shorts monetization flip, which will happen on February 1, 2023 (source)