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Family’s Economic Status Impacts Inequality in Digital Literacy: Survey

Family’s Economic Status Impacts Inequality in Digital Literacy: Survey

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — As the government has decided to nurture digital talent, there is inequality in digital literacy depending on a family’s economic situation among middle and high school students, a survey showed Monday. The Seoul Education Research & Information Institute conducted a survey of 13,141 middle and high school students in [...]

Non-family Households Reach New High: Data

Non-family Households Reach New High: Data

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of households comprised of non-family members like friends or partners is on the rise, data showed Monday. Statistics Korea reported that the number of non-family households nationwide jumped by 11.6 percent in the last 12 months, amounting to 472,660 households. Non-family households are comprised of five people [...]

Middle-aged Singles Less Satisfied than Those Living with Family

Middle-aged Singles Less Satisfied than Those Living with Family

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Middle-aged individuals living alone are less satisfied with their lives than those who live with family members. Professor Hong Seong-pyo from the Catholic University of Korea and professor Lim Han-ryeo from Seoul National University conducted a survey of 1,378 middle-aged, single-person households over 40 years of age and 6,382 [...]

Japanese TV Personality’s Choice Draws Attention as Seoul Seeks to Embrace Diverse Forms of Family

Japanese TV Personality’s Choice Draws Attention as Seoul Seeks to Embrace Diverse Forms of Family

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Sayuri, a Japanese TV personality who lives in Seoul, starts her day before 4 a.m. when her five month-old baby wakes up. She has to skip her own breakfast as she is occupied feeding and comforting her child. An unmarried woman who chose to be a single mother, Sayuri [...]

More S. Koreans Interested in International Marriage

More S. Koreans Interested in International Marriage

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has confirmed that a growing number of South Koreans would consider tying the knot with an individual from another country. The Seoul-based Overseas Koreans Foundation conducted a survey of 1,000 Koreans aged over 19 years old, 30 percent of whom showed interest in international marriage. Roughly [...]