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S. Korean Students Don’t Think Marriage is an Obligation: Survey

S. Korean Students Don’t Think Marriage is an Obligation: Survey

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – A substantial number of South Korean elementary, middle and high school students no longer think that marriage is an obligation. ChildFund Korea, a Seoul-based charity organization for children with mental and physical disabilities, conducted a survey of 708 elementary, middle and high school students. Only 16.7 percent of the [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Believe Couples Can Live Together Without Getting Married

Majority of S. Koreans Believe Couples Can Live Together Without Getting Married

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Six in 10 South Koreans over 13 years of age believe couples can live together or have children without getting married. Statistics Korea conducted a survey of 38,000 South Koreans over 13 years of age, 59.7 percent of whom believed couples can live together without getting married. The result [...]

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less About Marriage

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less About Marriage

SEJONG, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – More than 3.09 million Korean women live alone, with growing numbers engaged in economic activities, government statistics showed Wednesday. According to Statistics Korea, one-woman households accounted for 50.3 percent of the total 6.14 million single-person households this year. The statistics agency expects the number to continue to rise to [...]