Three years after getting married, an office worker says she still has no plans to have a child. The 33-year-old said she doesn’t want her children to suffer from chronic social issues such as serious income inequality and high property prices.
According to Statistics Korea on Wednesday, in Nhttps://ijam.joins.net/resources/image_onln_path/2021/01/27/dc246a46-1d51-4f72-804b-caf97ca47520.jpgovember 20,085 newborns were reported, which is a 15.3 percent decline year-on-year, or 3,642 fewer.
Korea’s registered population dropped some 20,000 in 2020, marking the first-ever annual fall, the Ministry of the Interior and Safety announced on Sunday. Korea’s registered population on the last day of 2020 amounted to 51,829,023, just 20,838...
The number of foreign workers in Korea declined for the second consecutive year in 2020 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, government data showed Monday.
The number of newlyweds in Korea has been on the decline as the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic forces couples to postpone wedding plans and limits dating.
Analysts are lowering economic projections for Korea following the spike of Covid-19 cases.
Korea's exports dropped 12.8 percent on year in the first 20 days of July amid the economic fallout from the new coronavirus, customs data showed Tuesday.
Korea's top 100 companies posted a 10 percent on-quarter decline in their overseas earnings in the January-March period due to the new coronavirus impact on industries, an industry association said Tuesday.