The past year has become memorable in almost all bad cases. There are also increases in terrorist activities from Corona. Meanwhile, a news came from South Korea. Last year, 275,800 children were born, while 307,764 people died. The news agency Yonhap went viral with the news. Now the government is believing that it needs a fundamental change in its rules.
The South Korean government believes it needs a fundamental change in its rules
Fertility rate is also among the lowest in South Korea. According to Statistics Korea, about 1 million people married between 2015 and 2019. More than 40 percent of these couples have no children. Suppose with this figure, this country is not one of the countries with the lowest fertility, but itself has become the country with the lowest fertility. According to the South China Morning Post, healthy women give an average of 0.92 offspring in their lifetime. The global fertility rate is 2.5 children per woman.Also read: Hindu mother’s son Shah Jahan, who created a separate department for conversion
If this figure remains the same, then soon the aging population in South Korea will increase. The aging population is more than the young population means the country’s productivity is reduced. With this, not only the military, but also in the fields of science, technology, business, the country may lag behind. This is the reason why countries are worried when the young population decreases.
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Now the same situation is with South Korea. President Moon Jae-in recently formed a committee. Under this, the committee made a plan for the Low Fertility and Ageing Society, which will be effective for the next five years from this year i.e. 2021.
The purpose of this zodiac is that parents do not postpone the birth of children due to financial pressure – symbolic photos (pixabay)
At present, the broad aspects of this scheme have come to light, this is how to encourage young couples to raise families. Under this, parents will be given an amount of about 1 lakh 33 thousand rupees on the birth of every child. At the same time, a substantial amount will be given as an incentive every month, which will increase even more by the year 2025. The purpose of this amount is that parents do not postpone the birth of children due to financial pressure.
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But what is the reason that after Japan, its neighboring country South Korea also started struggling with the problem of birth rate? This is because of higher average spending. In such a situation, the expenses of raising children are extra on the parents, which parents have to struggle a lot to raise.
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In 2019, the South Asian newspaper JoongAng Ilbo conducted a survey, in which efforts were made to know the expenses of children’s education. According to its figures, during the first 6 years of education, a child spends around Rs. 61 lakh. It is not easy to raise. On the other hand, the price of real estate is also very high there. Therefore, parents are unable to take their home on raising the expenses of children. All these reasons are motivating young couples not to have children.
Patriarchal thinking is also a big problem in South Korea – indicative photo
There is another problem, there is patriarchal thinking. Due to this thinking, working women also have to take care of the house and work outside. The balance between this usually becomes so difficult that the younger generation girls who have seen their mothers in bad condition are beginning to think less about having children.
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Now let’s talk about Japan, the neighbor of South Korea, who is seen sitting on the demographic bomb himself. The situation here is more or less similar. According to a report by Business Insider, if couples do not pay attention to child birth, then in the next 20 years, 35 percent of its population will be above 80 years of age. At the same time in the next 5 years, by 2025, 1 out of every 3 people in Japan will be over 65 years of age.
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The direct effect of increasing the elderly population will be on the population and it will decrease. Experts fear that if the population is not increased, the population will reduce to just 80 million in the next 50 years, and only 40 million in 100 years. That is, not only the elderly population is increasing, but the population is also decreasing.