|Title||2019 Work and Family Balance Indicators|
- South Korea is changing from a society prioritizing work to a society emphasizing work and family balance.
- In 2018, the number of national and public day care centers showed a year-on-year increase. Whereas, the number of
home and private day care centers showed a year-on-year decrease.
- In 2018, the gap in employment-population ratios between unmarried males and females stood at 1.6%p. Whereas, the
gap in employment-population ratios between married males (81.1%) and females (53.5%) widened to 27.6%p.
- In 2019, career interrupted women occupied 19.2% of the total married women. Career interrupted women occupied
50.5% of the total unemployed and economically inactive women.
- The average weekly hours worked per employed person stood at 41.5 hours in 2018, which decreased by 1.3 hours from
2017. The average annual hours worked per wage worker recorded 1,967 hours, which was higher compared to major
OECD member countries.
- The average monthly hours worked per regular worker stood at 171.2 hours in 2018, which decreased by 2.1 hours from
2017. The average monthly overtime hours worked marked 9.5 hours in 2018, which fell by 0.6 hour from 2017.
※ For more information, refer to the attached file.