Unification no solution to S. Korea’s population problems | NK News
June 24, 2024
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Unification no solution to S. Korea’s population problems

Experts value N. Korea’s younger population, but say expense, training gaps offset boons

South Korea’s struggles with an aging population are well-known, as it looks to be headed for aged and then super-aged status, all within the next decade.

President Park Geun-hye has likely had this and the attendant economic slowdown on the horizon in mind as she continues to call unification a “bonanza” boosting the country’s fortunes. Not so fast, a number of South Korean experts told NK News.

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