Did you know?: Fertility rate in South Korea

Did you know?: Fertility rate in South Korea

by ChiHon Kim
Stripes Korea

According to South Korea’s government report, the country’s total fertility rate recorded at 0.92 in 2019, the lowest rate in the world. Experts argue changes in lifestyle, the spread of individualistic values, and the expensive cost to raise a child are factors discouraging young South Koreans from getting married and having children.

 

 

 

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