[People Insight] Do S.Korean want reunification with N.Korea?

Ask opinions to S. Korea citizens why and why not for reunification.


Pro-reunification

1) It is the mission of our generation. 2) It would give economic benefits. 3) People from N.Korea can visit and travel their hometown.


Con-reunification

1) It is going to be extremely difficult to get a job

2) Our government would increase the tax to support N.Korea.

3) There is no reason to be reunified. Here is a stat from 1,000 S.Korean citizens.


‘Do South Koreans Want Reunification With North Korea?’

2012. 64.8%

2014. 57.4%

2016. 50.6%

2018. 52.9%


Cultural context:

1) Young people don’t feel reunification. They don’t see a reason why we have to reunify. a couple of other reasons are following. They may have higher competition in getting a job. And, they may have higher taxation from the government.

2) People tend to talk more moderate when they talk in front of the camera. hashtag#Southkorea, hashtag#northkorea, hashtag#reunification, hashtag#interviews, hashtag#opinions




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