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  • Writer's pictureHelena Manford

Youth Culture

Updated: Sep 2, 2019

South Korea has a rapidly ageing population, but the youths have a strong grasp on society. Swiftly changing norms, standards (such as in education and beauty), and aspects of everyday life like just living in the city and striving for a career more than a family. Because of such rapid development in Seoul, many younger people have moved from the countryside to the ever-growing city. This meant leaving their family behind, but often the family members tried to move with them. However, the city is a vastly different place to the countryside in South Korea, and the small village communities you’ll find elsewhere are extremely hard to come by in Seoul. This has all lead to a crazy ageing population but with the youth controlling most of it…

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