age Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Middle-aged S. Koreans Think Elderly Life Begins at 68.5

Middle-aged S. Koreans Think Elderly Life Begins at 68.5

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a report based on study conducted by the National Pension Research Institute, middle-aged South Koreans over the age of 50 subjectively believe that elderly life begins at 68.5 years of age. The survey was conducted with the participation of 4,449 different households with members 50 years old [...]

Avg. Age of Workers at SMEs Growing as Younger Generation Opts Out: Survey

Avg. Age of Workers at SMEs Growing as Younger Generation Opts Out: Survey

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The average age of workers at small and mid-sized businesses (SMEs) is rising as the younger generation seeks jobs at bigger conglomerates for better pay and stability, a survey showed Friday.  A study carried out from May to September last year on 8,000 SMEs said 25.6 percent of their [...]