|Title||2010 Social Indicators in Korea|
□ The number of ordinary households had recorded a steady upward trend due to the increase in one-persons households.
□ The share of registered foreigners grew from 0.1 percent in 1990 to 1.9 percent in 2010.
□ The aging of Korea society is expected to add financial burden. The share of medical expenses for the aged increased from 17.0 percent in 1999 to 30.5 percent in 2009.
□ The rate of the Internet shopping mall use increased by 16.1%p from 48.2 percent in 2005 to 64.3 percent in 2010. The total transaction value of cyber shopping malls rose by 4,500 billion won to 25,200 billion won in 2010.
□ The number of elementary, middle and high school students fell by 23.2 percent from 9,428 thousand persons in 1990 to 7,236 thousand persons in 2010. In particular, the number of elementary school students showed a sharp decrease.
□ The share of high school graduates going on to colleges or universities increased from 33.2 percent in 1990 to 79.0 percent in 2010. This figure had shown a sharp increase before marking a year-on-year decrease in 2009 and 2010.
□ As the household income increased, more and more people participated in cultural and artistic events, and used leisure facilities.
□ Behind the growth of each sector, the number of crimes such as theft, murder and rape increased. And the amount of domestic waste and CO2 emissions per capita marked an increase.
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