South Koreans born in 1988 earn income, but only 22% are homeowners, according to data from Statistics Korea. Among 40-year-olds, 69% are economically active.

The demographic cohort database reveals a revised employment rate of 70% for 1983-1988, a homeownership rate of 35.2%, 71% married, and a high percentage of children.

Statistics Korea shows that for those born in 1988, the proportion of having one child is 42.1%, with households living with children accounting for the highest proportion at 33.1%.