Saturday, March 6, 2010

Korea demography reader for week ending March 6, 2010

  • Singles make up 20% of all households in South Korea.
  • The population of NEETs (for "not in employment, education, or training," a Japanese neologism) reaches 400,000 in South Korea
  • The Joongang Daily has a feature on how "multicultural children" (usually referring to families where one parent is Korean and the other is not) may be behind other kids in language skills. 
  • Suicides among seniors are on the increase.

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