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Life
Republic of Korea
Life satisfaction (10 steps)5.872 (2020)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - male5.666 (2012-2014)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - female6.143 (2012-2014)
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Average Happiness (10 steps)6.0 (2000-2009)
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Inequality of happiness (standard deviation of 10-step happiness)2.03 (2000-2009)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) gender gap0.906 (2010)
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Tertiary - Secondary gap in life satisfaction0.5 (2010)
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% of those who feel very happy16.2% (2008)
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% of those who had positive affect on the previous day66.1% (2010-2012)
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% of those who report that they felt happiness on the previous day60.8% (2010-2012)
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% of those who had negative affect on the previous day17.8% (2010-2012)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel happy86.7% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel lively82.1% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel proud66.0% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel joyful90.3% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel cheerful86.7% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel scared47.9% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel miserable29.7% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel afraid68.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel sad52.4% (2018)
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% of young people who have hope for their futhre77.8% (2018)
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% of those who think that life serves purpose80.8% (2008)
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% of those who think that life is only meaningful if they provide the meaning themselves82.0% (2008)
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% of those who are satisfied with their freedom of choice in life61.3% (2020)
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% of those who think that people cannot change the course of their lives16.8% (2008)
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% of those who think that people can change the course of their lives69.5% (2008)
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% of 15 year old students who think they usually manage one way or another85.6% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who feel proud that they have accomplished things91.4% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who feel that they can handle many things at a time54.9% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who think their belief in themselves gets them through hard times77.1% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who think they can usually find their way out of it when they are in a difficult situation80.7% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who worry about what others think of them when they are failing75.0% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who are afraid that they might not have enough talent when they are failing66.4% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who would doubt their plans for the future when they are failing53.5% (2018)
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Suicide
Republic of Korea
Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)20.2 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, male (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)29.6 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, female (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)11.6 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years (per 100,000 population)11.9 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, male (per 100,000 population)14.0 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, female (per 100,000 population)9.6 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years (per 100,000 population)28.4 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, male (per 100,000 population)39.3 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, female (per 100,000 population)17.0 (2016)
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Identity
Republic of Korea
% of those who think that the most important identification is nationality6.4% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is occupation19.2% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is race/ethnic background0.0% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is gender7.9% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is age8.9% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is religion4.4% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is political preference0.2% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is family or marital status44.8% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is social class3.1% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is their hometown5.2% (2003)
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Belongingness
Republic of Korea
% of those who feel close to their town or city82.0% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their county77.4% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their country88.9% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to [Continent]37.5% (2013)
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Personality
Republic of Korea
% of those who think they are reserved42.0% (2005)
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% of those who think they are trusting76.2% (2005)
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% of those who think they do a thorough job68.4% (2005)
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% of those who think they are relaxed37.9% (2005)
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% of those who think they have an active imagination39.7% (2005)
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% of those who think they are outgoing37.3% (2005)
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% of those who think they tend to find fault with others8.4% (2005)
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% of those who think they are lazy23.0% (2005)
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% of those who think they are nervous47.3% (2005)
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Human relations
Republic of Korea
% of those who think that only few people to trust69.7% (2006)
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% of people saying they most people can be trusted25.6% (2009)
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% of people who have relatives or friends they can count on for help in times of need79.8% (2019)
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% of those who often use their free time to establish useful contacts40.2% (2007)
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% of those who have been asked to help influence important decisions in other people's favour72.3% (2006)
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% of those who could ask others to help influence important decisions in their favour79.4% (2006)
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Friendship
Republic of Korea
Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men and women, minutes per day per person)45 (2009)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men, minutes per day per person)43 (2009)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (women, minutes per day per person)48 (2009)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (gender difference [=men-women], minutes per day per person)-5 (2009)
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% of Grade 8 students who play or talk with friends for less than 1 hour per day44.5% (2007)
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% of Grade 8 students who play or talk with friends for more than 2 hours per day25.6% (2007)
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% of those who say that they would like to have more time with their friends40.0% (2005)
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% of those who say that they would like to have less time with their friends12.2% (2005)
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