[ExI] Photos show how South Korea's plummeting birth rate has left hundreds of abandoned and crumbling schools throughout the country

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 06:01:51 UTC 2021

"This year, the country recorded a grim new milestone: 2021 was the first
<https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/04/world/asia/south-korea-population.html> in
the country's recorded history that the number of deaths outpaced the
number of births.

Data from the World Bank
<https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.GROW?locations=KR> shows the
country's annual population growth rate has fallen steadily over the last
60 years, dropping from 2.96% growth in 1961 to 0.13% growth in 2020."

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