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Study Shows Sharp Increase in Single-person Households

Study Shows Sharp Increase in Single-person Households

SEOUL, Jun. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — As more young people are putting off getting married or avoiding civil unions altogether, a survey has revealed that the number of single-person households is rising quickly, especially centered around those in their late 20s. In addition, new statistics show that despite a decreasing number of temporary workers and [...]

Single-Member Households Continuing to Rise: Data

Single-Member Households Continuing to Rise: Data

SEJONG, Jun. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of one-person households continued to rise last year amid the country’s low birth rate and rapidly aging population, government data showed on Thursday. According to the data compiled by Statistics Korea, the number of single-person households reached 5.61 million as of October last year, up 179,000 or [...]