Life of middle-class Koreans in 2015

Life of middle-class Koreans in 2015 – K-POP, K-FANS

Life of middle-class Koreans in 2015



Middle-class
The average monthly income of families of four members is ($3756). Those that earn 50~150% of the average income ($1878~$5634) fall under the middle-class, which is 65.4% of the total population.


Finances
– Owns a 102m² apartment
– 62% owns a midsize vehicle
– Spends $374 on education per child per month


Daily life
– Sleeps for 6.7 hours
– 2 of 3 skips breakfast
– 44% uses their own car to go to work
– Drinks 2 cups of coffee per day
– Spends $6.2 for lunch
– Half of them works 5 days a week for 8.2 hours a day


Family / hobbies
– Spends 1.7 hours with their family per day
– TV (97 minutes), Internet (92 minutes), smartphone (84 minutes)
– Half of them did not have an overseas vacation in the last 3 years
– Their cultural activities (e.g. watching a movie) are 0.9 times per month
– Eats out with their family 2.3 times per month
– Spends $63 per family dine-out


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Instiz: Average life of our country’s middle class


– I’m from a middle class family and my education cost was 2~3 time more than that…


– The thing on overseas vacation is correct because I can save up and travel overseas whenever I want but for my parents, they have to work so it’s hard for them to have an overseas trip…


– The 102m² apartment depends on the region


– So you’re a rich-class if you earn more than $5630? Doesn’t feel like it

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