|Title||2018 Work and Family Balance Indicators|
- The percentage of Koreans who thought of female employment positively stood at 87.2%, which showed a continuous
- The younger children, the lower share of double-earner households. And the more children, the lower share of
double-earner households. The younger children, the shorter working hours of women in double-earner households.
- In 2017, the gap in employment-population ratios in unmarried males and females stood at 1.6%p. Whereas, the gap in
employment-population ratios in married males (81.9%) and females (53.4%) widened to 28.5%p.
- Career interrupted married women occupied 37.5% of the total married employed women aged 15 ~ 54.
- The average weekly working hours of employed persons stood at 42.8 hours in 2017, which decreased by 12 minutes
from 43 hours in 2016. Despite the decrease in hours worked, this figure was still higher than major OECD member
- As for sharing household chores, more than 50% of Koreans thought that husbands and wives should share household
chores equally. In reality, the percentage of couples sharing household chores equally was lower.
- As for the percentage of husbands' sharing household chores, 'House cleaning' and 'Shopping' showed a high
percentage. 'Clothing washing' and 'Cooking' showed a low percentage.
- In 2017, enterprises and agencies accredited for family friendliness showed an increase compared to 2016. In 2016,
the percentage of women returning to the same workplace after maternity leave showed a year-on-year increase.
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