All posts tagged "birth rate"

  • (Yonhap)
    [NY Times] Korean County achieves its goal: Less birth control, more babies

      HAENAM, South Korea — Back in the 1970s and ’80s, when the South Korean government was focused on alleviating poverty, Kim Chung-jae and other health officials toured villages to persuade couples to practice...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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    Birth rate for Korean women in the US among lowest of all immigrant groups

    By Kim Sang-mok Birth rate among Korean women in the United State is among the lowest of all immigrant groups, according to recent data from the Center for Immigration Studies. The data, based on American Community Survey...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • South Korea’s birthrate last year fell to the lowest level on record: 8.6 babies for every 1,000 people. This compares with 31.2 babies born per thousand people in 1970, and ranks among the lowest worldwide. (Newsis)
    [WSJ] Agabang Founder Sells as Birthrate Slides

     The founder of Agabang 013990.KQ -2.15% & Company, a South Korean maker of popular baby clothes, is selling his stake in the company as growth slows at least partly because of a trend he can’t do anything about:...

    • Posted September 8, 2014
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    [WSJ] South Korea ‘To Go Extinct By 2750’

    South Korea’s fertility rate is so low that the country’s population could go the way of the dinosaurs by 2750, according to a new simulation commissioned by the National Assembly in Seoul. In...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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    Unification no answer to S. Korea’s low birth rate

    (Yonhap) — Unification is no answer to South Korea’s problem of low birthrates because the event will rather bring down the fertility rate in North Korea than increasing the South’s, a U.S. demographic scholar said Monday. Elizabeth...

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • Korean women live an average of 7-years longer than Korean men. (Yonhap)
    Korean women’s life expectancy is third longest in world

    Korean women live on average to 85 years of age, according to UN Fund report Korean women’s life expectancy is the third longest in the world, according to the “State of World Population 2013″ report released by...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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