|Title||2016 Newlyweds Statistics|
◇ As of November 1, 2016, the newlyweds totaled 1,437 thousand couples, down 2.4 percent from 2015.
■ Household composition
◇ In 2016, newlyweds living together in the same living quarters occupied 86.3 percent of the total newlyweds,
up 1.6%p from 2015. (As for cohabitation by marriage type, cohabitation couples at first marriage stood
at 87.9 percent. Cohabitation couples at remarriage stood at 80.2 percent.
■ Child birth and child care (couples at first marriage)
◇ Newlyweds at first marriage without a child stood at 36.3 percent, up 0.8%p from 2015.
◇ As for care of children aged 5 or less, 'Home care' occupied the largest share at 49.9 percent, which was followed by
day care centers (42.8%). Compared to 2015, the share of 'Home care' dropped by 0.6%p, while that of day care
centers rose by 2.2%p.
■ Economic activities (couples at first marriage)
◇ Dual income newlyweds occupied 44.5 percent of the total newlyweds, rising by 1.6%p from 2015.
◇ Newlyweds earning 30 million ~ less than 50 million won occupied the largest share at 26.8 percent.
■ Housing status (couples at first marriage)
◇ The largest share of newlyweds (65.4%) resided in apartments, up 0.7%p from 2015.
◇ In 2016, 43.1 percent of newlyweds owned a housing unit or more, which rose by 0.5%p from 2015.
■ Multi-cultural newlyweds
◇ Multi-cultural newlyweds marked 89 thousand couples, which accounted for 6.2 percent of the total newlyweds.
■ Longitudinal analysis
◇ As time goes by, the share of dual income couples showed a gradual decrease. The share of couples owning a housing
unit showed a gradual increase. The share of couples with a child showed a gradual increase.
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