|Title||Preliminary Results of 2020 Parental Leave Statistics|
- The number of Koreans taking parental leave (based on the beginning date of parental leave) was 169,345 persons in 2020, which rose
by 3.7% from 2019.
- Among parents with children born in 2020, 24.2% of parental leave entitlements actually took parental leave.
- Among the total parental leave users with 1 child, 74.4% of them took parental leave when their child was less than 1 year old. 10.3%
of them took parental leave when their child was 6 years old in full. In particular, 18.5% of them were split users of parental leave.
- Based on the date of child birth in 2020, employed mothers stood at 44.0% of the total mothers. This share went down by 10.1%p
compared to employed mothers of '360 days before the date of child birth'.
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