Worst Korea’s Working-Age Population to Drop by Almost 10 Million in Next 20 Years


Looks like feminism doesn’t work!

You can put women in the workplace, but then you will end up with no people at all!

Korea Times:

Korea’s economically active population is anticipated to plunge nearly 10 million by 2044 amid the country’s critically low births, data showed Monday.

The number of people aged 15 to 64, which stood at 36.57 million in 2023, is projected to decrease to 27.17 million in 2044, according to a report from the Korean Peninsula Population Institute for the Future.

The report also showed the number of elementary school freshmen, which came to 430,000 last year, is set to nearly halve to 220,000 in 2033.

The number of deaths was expected to reach 746,000 in 2060, compared with births estimated at just 156,000, leading to a natural population decline of 590,000.

Accordingly, Korea’s total population, estimated at 51.71 million in 2023, was forecast to drop to 39.69 million by 2065.

Luckily, Best Koreans will replace them

“The decline in the economically active population will damage consumption, leading to the collapse of the domestic market. It will also increase the burden of supporting the senior population, leading to an economic slowdown and prolonged low growth,” the institute said.

Korea has been grappling with a chronically low birth rate, with the total fertility rate, the average number of children expected to be born per woman over her lifetime, reaching a record low of 0.72 in 2023.

In February 2024, only 19,362 babies were born, marking the lowest number for any February since the statistics agency began collecting data in 1981.

North Korea is going to reunify the country without taking a shot.

In a few decades, there will be nothing left to push back on but sad, feeble, childless men, and bitter, old, childless women.

Strength does not come from this.