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Women Less Interested in Relationships, Marriage and Childbirth than Men

Women Less Interested in Relationships, Marriage and Childbirth than Men

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – The vast majority of individuals who are not in a relationship choose to be single voluntarily, a survey showed Tuesday. The Korea Population, Health and Welfare Association conducted a survey of 1,047 ‘voluntary’ singles between the ages of 19 and 34, 65.5 percent of whom said they were not [...]

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a recent survey, men and women in South Korea see different reasons for the recent increase in individuals who are deciding to remain single. According to a survey of 2,009 provincial residents conducted by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, men chose the burden of childbirth and childcare, accounting [...]

Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

Married Women in 30s and 40s Without Children Enjoy Happier Marriage

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Married couples in their 30s and 40s without any children are more satisfied with their marriage and happier after retirement, a recent study has revealed. Prof. Eun Seon-kyung from Korea Christian University conducted a survey of 1,000 women in their 30s and 40s who were married and were with [...]

65 pct of Single Adults Believe Government Policy for Childbirth is Ineffective

65 pct of Single Adults Believe Government Policy for Childbirth is Ineffective

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Roughly two-thirds of single South Korean women believe that government policy in place to encourage giving birth to children falls short of influencing decisions on marriage and childbirth. Gayeon Matchmaking Consulting Service conducted a survey of 1,000 single men and women, 65 percent of whom believed that government policy [...]

Finances Important to S. Koreans When Choosing a Spouse

Finances Important to S. Koreans When Choosing a Spouse

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A new report has revealed that single women tend to value financial status more when choosing a spouse compared to single men. Analysts reported that the traditional perception that men are responsible for the household economy still remains strong in South Korean society and the poor job prospects that [...]