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Lower Income Cancer Patients Less Likely to Survive: Study

Lower Income Cancer Patients Less Likely to Survive: Study

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that the severity of cancer at the time of initial diagnosis differs by the patient’s income. All.Can Korea, a civic group devoted to tackling inefficient environments for treating cancer, conducted a survey of 495 cancer patients, 38.1 percent of whom had their first tumor discovered [...]

Subcontractors, Freelancers Saw 69 pct Drop in Income Due to Pandemic

Subcontractors, Freelancers Saw 69 pct Drop in Income Due to Pandemic

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Subcontractors and freelancers saw their incomes drop by an average of 69.1 percent in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, government data showed Monday. The labor ministry said it conducted a partial survey of the nearly 1.7 million workers who received emergency employment relief funds from the state [...]

Average Monthly Income of Individual YouTubers Stood at 1.78 mln Won in 2019

Average Monthly Income of Individual YouTubers Stood at 1.78 mln Won in 2019

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — YouTube content creators who work alone earned an average monthly income of 1.78 million won (US$1,540) last year, a ruling party lawmaker said Sunday. Fifty eight “one-person” YouTubers reported a combined annual income of 1.24 billion won ($1.07 million) to the tax authority in 2019, according to Rep. Yang [...]

Parents’ Income Level Has an Impact on Students’ School Attendance

Parents’ Income Level Has an Impact on Students’ School Attendance

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that parental income influences a student’s attendance at school and afterschool programs. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education conducted a study on academic plans among elementary schools prior to the schools’ offline reopening on May 27, which showed that private schools recorded 4.2 days [...]