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Busan Best City for Work-Life Balance in S. Korea: Survey


SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire)Workers in the southern port city of Busan have the best work-life balance in South Korea, a government survey showed Wednesday.

According to the Ministry of Employment and Labor, the nation’s work-life balance index averaged 54.7 out of a possible 100 points last year, up 1.3 points from a year ago (53.4).

By region, Busan ranked first with a score of 64.1, followed by Seoul at 62 and Sejong at 60.8. North Gyeongsang Province (47.3), Ulsan (47.3) and Gangwon Province (48.9) lagged behind the national average.

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It was assessed that the Busan city government is doing a good job with publicity and the city has a well-established organization and ordinance to promote work-life balance.

The ministry conducts an annual survey on work-life balance for each region through the Korean Women’s Development Institute. The survey is composed of four categories and 24 indices, and was first conducted in 2017.

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