G. Expectations and Life Satisfaction

Module G. Expectations and Life Satisfaction of survey KLoSAW5

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GIntro Question [IWER] Let's start G. EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION. Please input Confirm.
G001 Question Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums?
G002 Question What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System?
G003 Question Please specify the reason.
G004 Question Why don't you enroll?
G005 Question Please specify the reason.
G006 Question How long have you paid premiums?
G007 Question When do you start receiving national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits?
G008 Question If you receive national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits from the government, how much do you expect to receive per month? Please answer in terms of their present value. (Unit: 10,000 Korean won)
G009 Question Have you ever received information on the amount of pension benefits from the Pension Corporation or checked it on the internet?
G010 Question Now I am going to ask you about the Basic Old-Age Pension System. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65 by paying them up to 13 MW per person to cover their basic living expenses. Have you [R's name] applied for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?
G011 Question If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits?
G012 Question How much are you receiving per month?
G013 Question Are the basic old-age pension benefits provided to you [R's name] alone or to you and your spouse together?
G014 Question What is the reason for not applying for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?
G015 Question If others, please specify.
G016 Question Do [R's name] you have any plan to apply for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?
G017 Question Next I am going to ask your opinion about how likely you think various events are to happen. When I ask a question I'd like you to give me a number from 0 to 100, where "0" means that you think the event will never happen, and "100" means that you think it will surely happen. If it's hard to answer in numbers, take a look at the picture I show you and answer in accordance to that. "Considering all the property and other valuables that I own, I am likely to leave an inheritance totaling 10,000 MW (10,000 Korean won) or more."
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G018 Question I am likely to receive an inheritance totaling 10,000 MW (10,000 Korean Won) or more.
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G019 Question I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 55.

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G020 Question I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 60.

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G021 Question I am likely to be working at my present job until the age of 65.

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G022 Question I am likely to be working at my present job for the next 5 years.

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G023 Question I am likely to be working for pay at some time in the future.
G024 Question I am likely to live to be 75 or more.

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G025 Question I am likely to live to be 80 or more.

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G026 Question I am likely to live to be 85 or more.

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G027 Question I am likely to live to be 90 or more.

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G028 Question I am likely to live to be 95 or more.

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G029 Question I am likely to live to be 100 or more.

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G030 Question I am likely to live to be 105 or more.

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G031 Question I am likely to live to be 110 or more.

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G032 Question My living standards are likely to be lower.

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G033 Question Our children's generation is likely to live in a better economic/social situation than our generation.

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G034 Question The government is likely to provide security for my life in old age.

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G035 Question The National Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age.

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G036 Question The Basic Old-Age Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65. A single receiver can be supported up to 9 MW and a couple of receiver can be supported up to 15MW to cover their basic living expenses.

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G037 Question The National Health Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age.

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G038 Question The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. 'The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System was newly introduced in 2008, and provides long-term care for the elderly at home or nursing care facilities, who have difficulty getting around.

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G039 Question South and North Koreas are likely to be united in the next 10 years.

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G040 Question The Korean economy is likely to face a serious downturn sometime in the next 10 years.

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G041 Question Korea's property market is likely to stabilize in the next 10 years.

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G042 Question Suppose that you were given 1,000 MW (10,000-Korean won). What would you do with that money? Please answer after looking at the following list. You can spend all that money on one item.
ITEMS AMOUNT

Savings or investment
Pay debt
Give it to children or relatives or donate it to society
Buy a house, car, furniture, electric appliances, etc.
Travel and other leisure activities
Others

Total (The sum must be equal to1,000 MW (10,000-Korean won)) 1,000 MW (10,000 Korean won)
G042_1 Question If others, please specify. Please answer the one mainly used.
G043 Question Now I'm going to ask you about life satisfaction. Please answer how much you are satisfied with the following compared to your contemporaries. How satisfied are you [R's name] with your health?

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G044 Question How satisfied are you with your economic status?

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G045 Question How satisfied are you with your relationship with your spouse?

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G046 Question How satisfied are you with your relationship with your children?

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G047 Question How satisfied are you [R's name] with your overall quality of life (or how happy you feel) compared to your contemporaries?
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G048 Question What do you [R's name] think is your socioeconomic status?
G049 Question How much pocket money do you spend each month? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)
G050 Question Have you taken a journey, tour or picnic in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number)
G051 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)
G052 Question Have you been to cinemas, theatres, concerts, art galleries, or sports events in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number)
G053 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)
G054 Question Have you participated in hobby or recreation related activities or programs in the past one year? For example, activities for singing, photo, calligraphy, sports, dance, yoga and etc. in public or private institutes. If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours)
G055 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please state the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won)
G056 Question Have you participated in education programs for individual development in the past one year? For example, programs such as computer, Korean/Chinese character, foreign language excluding educations for vocational trainings and regular school educations. If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours)
G057 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please say the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won)
G058 Question Have you participated in volunteer activities in the past one year? Alone or participating in government organization, religious group, non-governmental organization and club, you are doing socially meaningful work to help the poor without pay. If so, approximately how many hours per month? (unit: hours)
G059 Question [IWER: G- EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION is over.] How often did R receive assistance in answering section G-EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION?]
G060 Question What is the proxy's relationship to R? If unknown, please ask the proxy. What is your relationship to R?
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G001

Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM OR THE OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM (FOR PUBLIC SERVANTS, TEACHERS, SOLDIERS, AND POSTAL WORKERS) AND PAYING INSURANCE PREMIUMS?
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If Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? = 2 or Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? = 3 »
 
   
 
G002

What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System?

WHAT IS THE REASON YOU HAVE BEEN GRANTED A WAIVER OF PREMIUMS OR ARE NOT PAYING PREMIUMS DESPITE BEING ENROLLED IN THE NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM OR THE OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM?
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If What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System? = 4 »
 
   
 
G003

Please specify the reason.

PLEASE SPECIFY THE REASON.
   
If Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? = 4 »
 
   
 
G004

Why don't you enroll?

WHY DON'T YOU ENROLL?
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If Why don't you enroll? = 5 »
 
     
   
G005

Please specify the reason.

PLEASE SPECIFY THE REASON.
     
If Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? = 1 or What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System? was answered »
 
   
 
G006

How long have you paid premiums?

HOW LONG HAVE YOU PAID PREMIUMS?
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G007

When do you start receiving national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits?

WHEN DO YOU START RECEIVING NATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS OR OCCUPATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS?
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G008

If you receive national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits from the government, how much do you expect to receive per month? Please answer in terms of their present value. (Unit: 10,000 Korean won)

IF YOU RECEIVE NATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS OR OCCUPATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS FROM THE GOVERNMENT, HOW MUCH DO YOU EXPECT TO RECEIVE PER MONTH? PLEASE ANSWER IN TERMS OF THEIR PRESENT VALUE. (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)
   
 
G009

Have you ever received information on the amount of pension benefits from the Pension Corporation or checked it on the internet?

HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED INFORMATION ON THE AMOUNT OF PENSION BENEFITS FROM THE PENSION CORPORATION OR CHECKED IT ON THE INTERNET?
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G010

Now I am going to ask you about the Basic Old-Age Pension System. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65 by paying them up to 13 MW per person to cover their basic living expenses. Have you [R's name] applied for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?

NOW I AM GOING TO ASK YOU ABOUT THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM. THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM WAS NEWLY ESTABLISHED IN 2008, AND IS CURRENTLY SUPPORTING APPROXIMATELY 70% OF THE POPULATION OVER THE AGE OF 65 BY PAYING THEM UP TO 13 MW PER PERSON TO COVER THEIR BASIC LIVING EXPENSES. HAVE YOU [R'S NAME] APPLIED FOR THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM?
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If Now I am going to ask you about the Basic Old-Age Pension System. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65 by paying them up to 13 MW per person to cover their basic living expenses. Have you [R's name] applied for the Basic Old-Age Pension System? != 9 »
 
   
 
G011

If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits?

IF SO, ARE YOU [R'S NAME] RECEIVING BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION BENEFITS?
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If If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? = 1 Yes, currently receiving 3 No, but will receive upon reaching the pension age (birth month) 5 No, not entitled  »
 
     
   
G012

How much are you receiving per month?

HOW MUCH ARE YOU RECEIVING PER MONTH?
___________ W [RANGE: 20.000~320,000]
_________ KW [RANGE: 0~9]

     
   
G013

Are the basic old-age pension benefits provided to you [R's name] alone or to you and your spouse together?

ARE THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION BENEFITS PROVIDED TO YOU [R'S NAME] ALONE OR TO YOU AND YOUR SPOUSE TOGETHER?
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If If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? != 3 and If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? != 5 »
 
   
 
G014

What is the reason for not applying for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?

WHAT IS THE REASON FOR NOT APPLYING FOR THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM?
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G015

If others, please specify.

IF OTHERS, PLEASE SPECIFY.
   
If If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? = 5 or GO10 = 9 »
 
   
 
G016

Do [R's name] you have any plan to apply for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?

DO [R'S NAME] YOU HAVE ANY PLAN TO APPLY FOR THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM?
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G017

Next I am going to ask your opinion about how likely you think various events are to happen. When I ask a question I'd like you to give me a number from 0 to 100, where "0" means that you think the event will never happen, and "100" means that you think it will surely happen. If it's hard to answer in numbers, take a look at the picture I show you and answer in accordance to that. "Considering all the property and other valuables that I own, I am likely to leave an inheritance totaling 10,000 MW (10,000 Korean won) or more."
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NEXT I AM GOING TO ASK YOUR OPINION ABOUT HOW LIKELY YOU THINK VARIOUS EVENTS ARE TO HAPPEN. WHEN I ASK A QUESTION I'D LIKE YOU TO GIVE ME A NUMBER FROM 0 TO 100, WHERE "0" MEANS THAT YOU THINK THE EVENT WILL NEVER HAPPEN, AND "100" MEANS THAT YOU THINK IT WILL SURELY HAPPEN. IF IT'S HARD TO ANSWER IN NUMBERS, TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURE I SHOW YOU AND ANSWER IN ACCORDANCE TO THAT. "CONSIDERING ALL THE PROPERTY AND OTHER VALUABLES THAT I OWN, I AM LIKELY TO LEAVE AN INHERITANCE TOTALING 10,000 MW (10,000 KOREAN WON) OR MORE."
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If R PARENTS IS ALIVE »
 
   
 
G018

I am likely to receive an inheritance totaling 10,000 MW (10,000 Korean Won) or more.
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I AM LIKELY TO RECEIVE AN INHERITANCE TOTALING 10,000 MW (10,000 KOREAN WON) OR MORE.
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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 45-49 »
 
   
 
G019

I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 55.

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I AM LIKELY TO CONTINUE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB UNTIL THE AGE OF 55.

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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 50-54 »
 
   
 
G020

I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 60.

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I AM LIKELY TO CONTINUE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB UNTIL THE AGE OF 60.

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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 55-59 »
 
   
 
G021

I am likely to be working at my present job until the age of 65.

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I AM LIKELY TO BE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB UNTIL THE AGE OF 65.

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If R IS AGED OVER 60 »
 
   
 
G022

I am likely to be working at my present job for the next 5 years.

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I AM LIKELY TO BE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB FOR THE NEXT 5 YEARS.

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If R IS NOT WORKING CURRENTLY »
 
   
 
G023

I am likely to be working for pay at some time in the future.

I AM LIKELY TO BE WORKING FOR PAY AT SOME TIME IN THE FUTURE.
   
If R IS AGED or UNDER »
 
   
 
G024

I am likely to live to be 75 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 75 OR MORE.

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If R IS AGED 65-69 »
 
   
 
G025

I am likely to live to be 80 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 80 OR MORE.

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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 70-74 »
 
   
 
G026

I am likely to live to be 85 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 85 OR MORE.

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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 75-79 »
 
   
 
G027

I am likely to live to be 90 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 90 OR MORE.

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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 80-84 »
 
   
 
G028

I am likely to live to be 95 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 95 OR MORE.

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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 85-94 »
 
   
 
G029

I am likely to live to be 100 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 100 OR MORE.

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If R IS AGED BETWEEN 95-99 »
 
   
 
G030

I am likely to live to be 105 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 105 OR MORE.

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If R IS AGED 100 or OVER »
 
   
 
G031

I am likely to live to be 110 or more.

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I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 110 OR MORE.

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G032

My living standards are likely to be lower.

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MY LIVING STANDARDS ARE LIKELY TO BE LOWER.

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G033

Our children's generation is likely to live in a better economic/social situation than our generation.

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OUR CHILDREN'S GENERATION IS LIKELY TO LIVE IN A BETTER ECONOMIC/SOCIAL SITUATION THAN OUR GENERATION.

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G034

The government is likely to provide security for my life in old age.

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THE GOVERNMENT IS LIKELY TO PROVIDE SECURITY FOR MY LIFE IN OLD AGE.

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G035

The National Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age.

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THE NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE.

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G036

The Basic Old-Age Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65. A single receiver can be supported up to 9 MW and a couple of receiver can be supported up to 15MW to cover their basic living expenses.

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THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE. THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM WAS NEWLY ESTABLISHED IN 2008, AND IS CURRENTLY SUPPORTING APPROXIMATELY 70% OF THE POPULATION OVER THE AGE OF 65. A SINGLE RECEIVER CAN BE SUPPORTED UP TO 9 MW AND A COUPLE OF RECEIVER CAN BE SUPPORTED UP TO 15MW TO COVER THEIR BASIC LIVING EXPENSES.

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G037

The National Health Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age.

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THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE.

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G038

The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. 'The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System was newly introduced in 2008, and provides long-term care for the elderly at home or nursing care facilities, who have difficulty getting around.

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THE ELDERLY LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE. 'THE ELDERLY LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SYSTEM WAS NEWLY INTRODUCED IN 2008, AND PROVIDES LONG-TERM CARE FOR THE ELDERLY AT HOME OR NURSING CARE FACILITIES, WHO HAVE DIFFICULTY GETTING AROUND.

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G039

South and North Koreas are likely to be united in the next 10 years.

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SOUTH AND NORTH KOREAS ARE LIKELY TO BE UNITED IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS.

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G040

The Korean economy is likely to face a serious downturn sometime in the next 10 years.

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THE KOREAN ECONOMY IS LIKELY TO FACE A SERIOUS DOWNTURN SOMETIME IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS.

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G041

Korea's property market is likely to stabilize in the next 10 years.

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KOREA'S PROPERTY MARKET IS LIKELY TO STABILIZE IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS.

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G042

Suppose that you were given 1,000 MW (10,000-Korean won). What would you do with that money? Please answer after looking at the following list. You can spend all that money on one item.
ITEMS AMOUNT

Savings or investment
Pay debt
Give it to children or relatives or donate it to society
Buy a house, car, furniture, electric appliances, etc.
Travel and other leisure activities
Others

Total (The sum must be equal to1,000 MW (10,000-Korean won)) 1,000 MW (10,000 Korean won)

SUPPOSE THAT YOU WERE GIVEN 1,000 MW (10,000-KOREAN WON). WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH THAT MONEY? PLEASE ANSWER AFTER LOOKING AT THE FOLLOWING LIST. YOU CAN SPEND ALL THAT MONEY ON ONE ITEM.
ITEMS AMOUNT

SAVINGS OR INVESTMENT
PAY DEBT
GIVE IT TO CHILDREN OR RELATIVES OR DONATE IT TO SOCIETY
BUY A HOUSE, CAR, FURNITURE, ELECTRIC APPLIANCES, ETC.
TRAVEL AND OTHER LEISURE ACTIVITIES
OTHERS

TOTAL (THE SUM MUST BE EQUAL TO1,000 MW (10,000-KOREAN WON)) 1,000 MW (10,000 KOREAN WON)

 
G042_1

If others, please specify. Please answer the one mainly used.

IF OTHERS, PLEASE SPECIFY. PLEASE ANSWER THE ONE MAINLY USED.
 
G043

Now I'm going to ask you about life satisfaction. Please answer how much you are satisfied with the following compared to your contemporaries. How satisfied are you [R's name] with your health?

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NOW I'M GOING TO ASK YOU ABOUT LIFE SATISFACTION. PLEASE ANSWER HOW MUCH YOU ARE SATISFIED WITH THE FOLLOWING COMPARED TO YOUR CONTEMPORARIES. HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU [R'S NAME] WITH YOUR HEALTH?

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G044

How satisfied are you with your economic status?

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HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU WITH YOUR ECONOMIC STATUS?

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If R HAS A SPOUSE »
 
   
 
G045

How satisfied are you with your relationship with your spouse?

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HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU WITH YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR SPOUSE?

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If R HAS ANSWERED HE/SHE HAS LIVING CHILDREN »
 
   
 
G046

How satisfied are you with your relationship with your children?

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HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU WITH YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR CHILDREN?

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G047

How satisfied are you [R's name] with your overall quality of life (or how happy you feel) compared to your contemporaries?
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HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU [R'S NAME] WITH YOUR OVERALL QUALITY OF LIFE (OR HOW HAPPY YOU FEEL) COMPARED TO YOUR CONTEMPORARIES?
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G048

What do you [R's name] think is your socioeconomic status?

WHAT DO YOU [R'S NAME] THINK IS YOUR SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS?
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G049

How much pocket money do you spend each month? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH POCKET MONEY DO YOU SPEND EACH MONTH? (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)
 
G050

Have you taken a journey, tour or picnic in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number)

HAVE YOU TAKEN A JOURNEY, TOUR OR PICNIC IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY TIMES? (UNIT: NUMBER)
 
G051

How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)
 
G052

Have you been to cinemas, theatres, concerts, art galleries, or sports events in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number)

HAVE YOU BEEN TO CINEMAS, THEATRES, CONCERTS, ART GALLERIES, OR SPORTS EVENTS IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY TIMES? (UNIT: NUMBER)
 
G053

How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)
 
G054

Have you participated in hobby or recreation related activities or programs in the past one year? For example, activities for singing, photo, calligraphy, sports, dance, yoga and etc. in public or private institutes. If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours)

HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN HOBBY OR RECREATION RELATED ACTIVITIES OR PROGRAMS IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? FOR EXAMPLE, ACTIVITIES FOR SINGING, PHOTO, CALLIGRAPHY, SPORTS, DANCE, YOGA AND ETC. IN PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTES. IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY HOURS PER MONTH? PLEASE STATE THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS PER MONTH. (UNIT: HOURS)
 
G055

How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please state the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? PLEASE STATE THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF COSTS PER MONTH. (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)
 
G056

Have you participated in education programs for individual development in the past one year? For example, programs such as computer, Korean/Chinese character, foreign language excluding educations for vocational trainings and regular school educations. If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours)

HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? FOR EXAMPLE, PROGRAMS SUCH AS COMPUTER, KOREAN/CHINESE CHARACTER, FOREIGN LANGUAGE EXCLUDING EDUCATIONS FOR VOCATIONAL TRAININGS AND REGULAR SCHOOL EDUCATIONS. IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY HOURS PER MONTH? PLEASE STATE THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS PER MONTH. (UNIT: HOURS)
 
G057

How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please say the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? PLEASE SAY THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF COSTS PER MONTH. (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)
 
G058

Have you participated in volunteer activities in the past one year? Alone or participating in government organization, religious group, non-governmental organization and club, you are doing socially meaningful work to help the poor without pay. If so, approximately how many hours per month? (unit: hours)

HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? ALONE OR PARTICIPATING IN GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION, RELIGIOUS GROUP, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION AND CLUB, YOU ARE DOING SOCIALLY MEANINGFUL WORK TO HELP THE POOR WITHOUT PAY. IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY HOURS PER MONTH? (UNIT: HOURS)
 
G059

[IWER: G- EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION is over.] How often did R receive assistance in answering section G-EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION?]

[IWER: G- EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION IS OVER.] HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE IN ANSWERING SECTION G-EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION?]
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G060

What is the proxy's relationship to R? If unknown, please ask the proxy. What is your relationship to R?

WHAT IS THE PROXY'S RELATIONSHIP TO R? IF UNKNOWN, PLEASE ASK THE PROXY. WHAT IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO R?
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G001
Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums?

ARE YOU CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM OR THE OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM (FOR PUBLIC SERVANTS, TEACHERS, SOLDIERS, AND POSTAL WORKERS) AND PAYING INSURANCE PREMIUMS?
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0 Receiving public pension benefits from this year
1 Currently enrolled and paying premiums
2 Currently enrolled but officially granted a waiver of premiums
3 Currently enrolled but not paying premiums
4 Not enrolled or not applicable (Never paid premiums)


If Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? (G001) = 2 or Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? (G001) = 3 »

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G002
What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System?

WHAT IS THE REASON YOU HAVE BEEN GRANTED A WAIVER OF PREMIUMS OR ARE NOT PAYING PREMIUMS DESPITE BEING ENROLLED IN THE NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM OR THE OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM?
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1 Unemployment or discontinued business
2 Lack of income
3 Lack of trust in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System
4 Others


If What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System? (G002) = 4 »

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G003
Please specify the reason.

PLEASE SPECIFY THE REASON.

If Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? (G001) = 4 »

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G004
Why don't you enroll?

WHY DON'T YOU ENROLL?
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1 Old age
2 Never involved in income-earning activities
3 Recipient of other social security benefits such as national basic living security benefits and veterans' benefits
4 Lack of income
5 Others


If Why don't you enroll? (G004) = 5 »

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G005
Please specify the reason.

PLEASE SPECIFY THE REASON.

If Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums? (G001) = 1 or What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System? (G002) was answered »

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G006
How long have you paid premiums?

HOW LONG HAVE YOU PAID PREMIUMS?
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1 Less than 1 year
1 to 5 years
5 to 10 years
10 to 20 years
20 years or more


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G007
When do you start receiving national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits?

WHEN DO YOU START RECEIVING NATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS OR OCCUPATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS?
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1 55 - 59 years old
2 60 - 64 years old
3 65 - 69 years old
4 Over 70 years old


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G008
If you receive national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits from the government, how much do you expect to receive per month? Please answer in terms of their present value. (Unit: 10,000 Korean won)

IF YOU RECEIVE NATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS OR OCCUPATIONAL PENSION BENEFITS FROM THE GOVERNMENT, HOW MUCH DO YOU EXPECT TO RECEIVE PER MONTH? PLEASE ANSWER IN TERMS OF THEIR PRESENT VALUE. (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)

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G009
Have you ever received information on the amount of pension benefits from the Pension Corporation or checked it on the internet?

HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED INFORMATION ON THE AMOUNT OF PENSION BENEFITS FROM THE PENSION CORPORATION OR CHECKED IT ON THE INTERNET?
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1 Yes
5 No


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G010
Now I am going to ask you about the Basic Old-Age Pension System. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65 by paying them up to 13 MW per person to cover their basic living expenses. Have you [R's name] applied for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?

NOW I AM GOING TO ASK YOU ABOUT THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM. THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM WAS NEWLY ESTABLISHED IN 2008, AND IS CURRENTLY SUPPORTING APPROXIMATELY 70% OF THE POPULATION OVER THE AGE OF 65 BY PAYING THEM UP TO 13 MW PER PERSON TO COVER THEIR BASIC LIVING EXPENSES. HAVE YOU [R'S NAME] APPLIED FOR THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM?
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1 Yes, I applied in 2007
2 Yes, I applied in 2008
3 Yes, I applied in 2009
4 Yes, I applied in 2010
5 Yes, I applied in 2011
6 Yes, I applied in 2012
7 Yes, I applied in 2013
8 Yes, I applied in 2014
9 No, I haven't applied


If Now I am going to ask you about the Basic Old-Age Pension System. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65 by paying them up to 13 MW per person to cover their basic living expenses. Have you [R's name] applied for the Basic Old-Age Pension System? (G010) != 9 »

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G011
If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits?

IF SO, ARE YOU [R'S NAME] RECEIVING BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION BENEFITS?
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1 Yes, currently receiving
3 No, but will receive upon reaching the pension age (birth month)
5 No, not entitled


If If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? (G011) = 1 Yes, currently receiving 3 No, but will receive upon reaching the pension age (birth month) 5 No, not entitled  »

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G012
How much are you receiving per month?

HOW MUCH ARE YOU RECEIVING PER MONTH?
___________ W [RANGE: 20.000~320,000]
_________ KW [RANGE: 0~9]


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G013
Are the basic old-age pension benefits provided to you [R's name] alone or to you and your spouse together?

ARE THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION BENEFITS PROVIDED TO YOU [R'S NAME] ALONE OR TO YOU AND YOUR SPOUSE TOGETHER?
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1 Provided to the individual
5 Provided to the couple


If If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? (G011) != 3 and If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? (G011) != 5 »

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G014
What is the reason for not applying for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?

WHAT IS THE REASON FOR NOT APPLYING FOR THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM?
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1 Didn't think I would get it
5 Eligibility requirements is not sufficient
7 Others


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G015
If others, please specify.

IF OTHERS, PLEASE SPECIFY.

If If so, are you [R's name] receiving basic old-age pension benefits? (G011) = 5 or GO10 = 9 »

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G016
Do [R's name] you have any plan to apply for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?

DO [R'S NAME] YOU HAVE ANY PLAN TO APPLY FOR THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM?
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1 Yes
5 No


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G017
Next I am going to ask your opinion about how likely you think various events are to happen. When I ask a question I'd like you to give me a number from 0 to 100, where "0" means that you think the event will never happen, and "100" means that you think it will surely happen. If it's hard to answer in numbers, take a look at the picture I show you and answer in accordance to that. "Considering all the property and other valuables that I own, I am likely to leave an inheritance totaling 10,000 MW (10,000 Korean won) or more."
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


NEXT I AM GOING TO ASK YOUR OPINION ABOUT HOW LIKELY YOU THINK VARIOUS EVENTS ARE TO HAPPEN. WHEN I ASK A QUESTION I'D LIKE YOU TO GIVE ME A NUMBER FROM 0 TO 100, WHERE "0" MEANS THAT YOU THINK THE EVENT WILL NEVER HAPPEN, AND "100" MEANS THAT YOU THINK IT WILL SURELY HAPPEN. IF IT'S HARD TO ANSWER IN NUMBERS, TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURE I SHOW YOU AND ANSWER IN ACCORDANCE TO THAT. "CONSIDERING ALL THE PROPERTY AND OTHER VALUABLES THAT I OWN, I AM LIKELY TO LEAVE AN INHERITANCE TOTALING 10,000 MW (10,000 KOREAN WON) OR MORE."
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R PARENTS IS ALIVE »

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G018
I am likely to receive an inheritance totaling 10,000 MW (10,000 Korean Won) or more.
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO RECEIVE AN INHERITANCE TOTALING 10,000 MW (10,000 KOREAN WON) OR MORE.
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 45-49 »

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G019
I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 55.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO CONTINUE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB UNTIL THE AGE OF 55.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 50-54 »

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G020
I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 60.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO CONTINUE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB UNTIL THE AGE OF 60.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 55-59 »

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G021
I am likely to be working at my present job until the age of 65.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO BE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB UNTIL THE AGE OF 65.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED OVER 60 »

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G022
I am likely to be working at my present job for the next 5 years.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO BE WORKING AT MY PRESENT JOB FOR THE NEXT 5 YEARS.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS NOT WORKING CURRENTLY »

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G023
I am likely to be working for pay at some time in the future.

I AM LIKELY TO BE WORKING FOR PAY AT SOME TIME IN THE FUTURE.

If R IS AGED or UNDER »

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G024
I am likely to live to be 75 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 75 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED 65-69 »

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G025
I am likely to live to be 80 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 80 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 70-74 »

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G026
I am likely to live to be 85 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 85 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 75-79 »

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G027
I am likely to live to be 90 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 90 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 80-84 »

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G028
I am likely to live to be 95 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 95 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 85-94 »

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G029
I am likely to live to be 100 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 100 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED BETWEEN 95-99 »

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G030
I am likely to live to be 105 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 105 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R IS AGED 100 or OVER »

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G031
I am likely to live to be 110 or more.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


I AM LIKELY TO LIVE TO BE 110 OR MORE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G032
My living standards are likely to be lower.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


MY LIVING STANDARDS ARE LIKELY TO BE LOWER.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G033
Our children's generation is likely to live in a better economic/social situation than our generation.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


OUR CHILDREN'S GENERATION IS LIKELY TO LIVE IN A BETTER ECONOMIC/SOCIAL SITUATION THAN OUR GENERATION.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G034
The government is likely to provide security for my life in old age.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


THE GOVERNMENT IS LIKELY TO PROVIDE SECURITY FOR MY LIFE IN OLD AGE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G035
The National Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


THE NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G036
The Basic Old-Age Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 70% of the population over the age of 65. A single receiver can be supported up to 9 MW and a couple of receiver can be supported up to 15MW to cover their basic living expenses.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE. THE BASIC OLD-AGE PENSION SYSTEM WAS NEWLY ESTABLISHED IN 2008, AND IS CURRENTLY SUPPORTING APPROXIMATELY 70% OF THE POPULATION OVER THE AGE OF 65. A SINGLE RECEIVER CAN BE SUPPORTED UP TO 9 MW AND A COUPLE OF RECEIVER CAN BE SUPPORTED UP TO 15MW TO COVER THEIR BASIC LIVING EXPENSES.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G037
The National Health Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G038
The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. 'The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System was newly introduced in 2008, and provides long-term care for the elderly at home or nursing care facilities, who have difficulty getting around.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


THE ELDERLY LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO HELP STABILIZE MY LIFE IN OLD AGE. 'THE ELDERLY LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SYSTEM WAS NEWLY INTRODUCED IN 2008, AND PROVIDES LONG-TERM CARE FOR THE ELDERLY AT HOME OR NURSING CARE FACILITIES, WHO HAVE DIFFICULTY GETTING AROUND.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G039
South and North Koreas are likely to be united in the next 10 years.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


SOUTH AND NORTH KOREAS ARE LIKELY TO BE UNITED IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G040
The Korean economy is likely to face a serious downturn sometime in the next 10 years.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


THE KOREAN ECONOMY IS LIKELY TO FACE A SERIOUS DOWNTURN SOMETIME IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G041
Korea's property market is likely to stabilize in the next 10 years.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


KOREA'S PROPERTY MARKET IS LIKELY TO STABILIZE IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS.

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G042
Suppose that you were given 1,000 MW (10,000-Korean won). What would you do with that money? Please answer after looking at the following list. You can spend all that money on one item.
ITEMS AMOUNT

Savings or investment
Pay debt
Give it to children or relatives or donate it to society
Buy a house, car, furniture, electric appliances, etc.
Travel and other leisure activities
Others

Total (The sum must be equal to1,000 MW (10,000-Korean won)) 1,000 MW (10,000 Korean won)


SUPPOSE THAT YOU WERE GIVEN 1,000 MW (10,000-KOREAN WON). WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH THAT MONEY? PLEASE ANSWER AFTER LOOKING AT THE FOLLOWING LIST. YOU CAN SPEND ALL THAT MONEY ON ONE ITEM.
ITEMS AMOUNT

SAVINGS OR INVESTMENT
PAY DEBT
GIVE IT TO CHILDREN OR RELATIVES OR DONATE IT TO SOCIETY
BUY A HOUSE, CAR, FURNITURE, ELECTRIC APPLIANCES, ETC.
TRAVEL AND OTHER LEISURE ACTIVITIES
OTHERS

TOTAL (THE SUM MUST BE EQUAL TO1,000 MW (10,000-KOREAN WON)) 1,000 MW (10,000 KOREAN WON)


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G042_1
If others, please specify. Please answer the one mainly used.

IF OTHERS, PLEASE SPECIFY. PLEASE ANSWER THE ONE MAINLY USED.

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G043
Now I'm going to ask you about life satisfaction. Please answer how much you are satisfied with the following compared to your contemporaries. How satisfied are you [R's name] with your health?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


NOW I'M GOING TO ASK YOU ABOUT LIFE SATISFACTION. PLEASE ANSWER HOW MUCH YOU ARE SATISFIED WITH THE FOLLOWING COMPARED TO YOUR CONTEMPORARIES. HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU [R'S NAME] WITH YOUR HEALTH?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G044
How satisfied are you with your economic status?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU WITH YOUR ECONOMIC STATUS?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R HAS A SPOUSE »

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G045
How satisfied are you with your relationship with your spouse?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU WITH YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR SPOUSE?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

If R HAS ANSWERED HE/SHE HAS LIVING CHILDREN »

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G046
How satisfied are you with your relationship with your children?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU WITH YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR CHILDREN?

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G047
How satisfied are you [R's name] with your overall quality of life (or how happy you feel) compared to your contemporaries?
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100


HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU [R'S NAME] WITH YOUR OVERALL QUALITY OF LIFE (OR HOW HAPPY YOU FEEL) COMPARED TO YOUR CONTEMPORARIES?
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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G048
What do you [R's name] think is your socioeconomic status?

WHAT DO YOU [R'S NAME] THINK IS YOUR SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS?
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1 Top of high
2 Bottom of high
3 Top of middle
4 Bottom of middle
5 Top of low
6 Bottom of low


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G049
How much pocket money do you spend each month? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH POCKET MONEY DO YOU SPEND EACH MONTH? (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)

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G050
Have you taken a journey, tour or picnic in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number)

HAVE YOU TAKEN A JOURNEY, TOUR OR PICNIC IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY TIMES? (UNIT: NUMBER)

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G051
How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)

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G052
Have you been to cinemas, theatres, concerts, art galleries, or sports events in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number)

HAVE YOU BEEN TO CINEMAS, THEATRES, CONCERTS, ART GALLERIES, OR SPORTS EVENTS IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY TIMES? (UNIT: NUMBER)

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G053
How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)

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G054
Have you participated in hobby or recreation related activities or programs in the past one year? For example, activities for singing, photo, calligraphy, sports, dance, yoga and etc. in public or private institutes. If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours)

HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN HOBBY OR RECREATION RELATED ACTIVITIES OR PROGRAMS IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? FOR EXAMPLE, ACTIVITIES FOR SINGING, PHOTO, CALLIGRAPHY, SPORTS, DANCE, YOGA AND ETC. IN PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSTITUTES. IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY HOURS PER MONTH? PLEASE STATE THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS PER MONTH. (UNIT: HOURS)

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G055
How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please state the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? PLEASE STATE THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF COSTS PER MONTH. (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)

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G056
Have you participated in education programs for individual development in the past one year? For example, programs such as computer, Korean/Chinese character, foreign language excluding educations for vocational trainings and regular school educations. If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours)

HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? FOR EXAMPLE, PROGRAMS SUCH AS COMPUTER, KOREAN/CHINESE CHARACTER, FOREIGN LANGUAGE EXCLUDING EDUCATIONS FOR VOCATIONAL TRAININGS AND REGULAR SCHOOL EDUCATIONS. IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY HOURS PER MONTH? PLEASE STATE THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS PER MONTH. (UNIT: HOURS)

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G057
How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please say the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won)

HOW MUCH DID YOU PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR THESE ACTIVITIES? PLEASE SAY THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF COSTS PER MONTH. (UNIT: 10,000 KOREAN WON)

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G058
Have you participated in volunteer activities in the past one year? Alone or participating in government organization, religious group, non-governmental organization and club, you are doing socially meaningful work to help the poor without pay. If so, approximately how many hours per month? (unit: hours)

HAVE YOU PARTICIPATED IN VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES IN THE PAST ONE YEAR? ALONE OR PARTICIPATING IN GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION, RELIGIOUS GROUP, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION AND CLUB, YOU ARE DOING SOCIALLY MEANINGFUL WORK TO HELP THE POOR WITHOUT PAY. IF SO, APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY HOURS PER MONTH? (UNIT: HOURS)

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G059
[IWER: G- EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION is over.] How often did R receive assistance in answering section G-EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION?]

[IWER: G- EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION IS OVER.] HOW OFTEN DID R RECEIVE ASSISTANCE IN ANSWERING SECTION G-EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION?]
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1 Never
2 A few times
3 Most or all of the time
4 The section was done by a proxy respondent


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G060
What is the proxy's relationship to R? If unknown, please ask the proxy. What is your relationship to R?

WHAT IS THE PROXY'S RELATIONSHIP TO R? IF UNKNOWN, PLEASE ASK THE PROXY. WHAT IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO R?
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1 Spouse
2 Mother
3 Father
4 Mother-in-law
5 Father-in-law
6 Brother/sister
7 Brother-in-law/sister-in-law
8 Son/daughter
9 Son-in-law/daughter-in-law
10 Grandchild
11 Other relatives
12 Helper or other non-relatives
1 Confirm


End of G. Expectations and Life Satisfaction