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More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less about Marriage

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less about Marriage

SEJONG, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 2.84 million Korean women live alone, with growing numbers engaged in economic activities, data showed on Monday. According to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and Statistics Korea, one-woman households accounted for 49.5 percent of the total 5.74 million single-person households this year. The statistics agency [...]

Majority of Postsecondary Students OK with Cohabitation, Forgoing Marriage

Majority of Postsecondary Students OK with Cohabitation, Forgoing Marriage

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Marriage is no longer considered a must in the minds of most students at postsecondary institutions, a survey has found  A total of 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students at two- and four-year institutions and graduate schools nationwide participated in the survey, which was commissioned by the Campus Evangelization Network [...]

Top Buzzwords About Marriage Mostly Negative: “Difficult”, “Painful”, “Unfair”

Top Buzzwords About Marriage Mostly Negative: “Difficult”, “Painful”, “Unfair”

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Concerns over the plunging fertility rate may be deepening as a recent analysis of the most commonly used buzzwords by Nielsen Korea revealed attitudes towards marriage are not improving. The analysis was conducted from 2014 to May 31 of this year. Utilizing big data technology, Nielsen Korea trawled major social [...]

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less about Marriage

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less about Marriage

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 2.6 million, or one in 10, Korean women live alone, and an increasing number believe marriage isn’t mandatory, recent data from the country’s national statistics agency showed Tuesday. According to the report “2017 Statistics on Women” released by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and Statistics [...]