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A Descriptive Study on the Economic Activities of Middle-aged Adult Wage Workers

  • Lim, Ahn Na (Kwangwoon Glocal Education Center, Kwangwoon University)
  • Received : 2019.06.17
  • Accepted : 2019.06.25
  • Published : 2019.09.30

Abstract

Adults in their middle age are being held back by their roles through economic activities, but their rapid retirement and job sharing are adding to their anxiety. Also, it is very important to establish welfare policies for the elderly in the future because it can predict the economic situation in the old age through the economic activities of middle-aged adults. My study analyzed the 6th data of Kreis of the National Pension Research Institute's. The number of people studied is 2,552 employed people aged 40 or over 64 across the country. According to the analysis, there were more men than women. There were many high school graduates and 50s. There were many people who had spouses and who lived in the province. Wage workers represented 53.1% of the total. The lower the age, the higher the level of education, the higher the number of wage earners. Only 29% of standard workers and 30.8% of regular workers were employed. There were many economically unstable middle-aged adults. Economic instability in the middle age requires social attention because it can lead to poverty in old age. Therefore, measures should be taken to ensure stable jobs for middle-aged adults, whose spending increases more than their income.

Keywords

Middle aged;Adult;Economic activity;Wage Worker;KReiS

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Kwangwoon University

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