This study builds and runs the Health and Welfare Data Portal System to manage and open the collected statistics and micro-data related to health and welfare. Since 2011 its launch, the Health and Welfare Data Portal has provided micro-data produced by various surveys related to health and welfare, conducted not only in KIHASA but around the world, and its meta-data.
In 2022, management of health and welfare microdata and new microdata updates were implemented. In accordance with the government's public data disclosure policy, Health and Welfare Data Portal improved management functions for microdata management and opening, and introduced motion chart technology as a new statistical visualization service to activate the use of Health and Welfare Data Portal.
？ Research Aims
－ The primary purpose of this research is to produce statistics on poverty and inequality using the most reliable source of data about household income and expenditure in Korea.
？ Main Results
－ With 50% of median income, poverty rate based on market income is 21.5% and 15.3% by disposable income in 2020.
－ The 2020 poverty rate(by disposable income) for men was 13.6%, but the poverty rate for women was 19.6%. Women continue to have higher rates of poverty than men.
－ The Gini coefficient is 0.405 with market income and 0.331 with disposable income in 2020.
－ In 2020, the Gini coefficient with market income has increased compared to 2019, but the Gini coefficient with disposable income has decreased compared to 2019.
？ Expected Effects
－ This study presents time series data on poverty rate, inequality and middle-class indicators that can be looked to for guidance when searching for ways to improve the National Basic Social Security.
－ Policy makers, researchers, and other students will make use of products of our analysis to fulfill their various aims.
This project seeks to improve the quality of international comparative research on social security by conducting substantial international joint research and to promote the development of social security policies at home and abroad. It intends to promote cooperation with prominent overseas institutions and experts, and promotes professional manpower to improve its international status and recognition of KIHASA.
This study would strengthen the position and role as a global leader of the Korea Institute of Health and Welfare. Main content of this project as follows: international joint research, international conferences, expert forums for international cooperation, MOU cooperation with foreign institutions. It is expected that high-quality research results can be derived and the improvement of international collaborative research can be promoted. Through international collaborative research, major research achievements of Korea's social security policy will be widely publicized internationally.
This pilot study aims at publishing demographic monitoring yearbooks at the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs. This study provides detailed information on demographic monitoring indexes and explanations for 1) the components of demographic change (fertility/nuptiality, mortality, mobility), 2) population growth/decline, 3) population composition (structure), 4) population distribution, and 4) global population trends.