Korea Income and Welfare

Where Korea wealth come from? (hongsean/korea-income-and-welfare)   []


The data attached has been conducted from 2005 for 14 years funded by Korea Government.

This studied several household characteristics related to panel attrition, amining how they may have conditioned the panel data in the Korea Welfare Panel Study (KOWEPS).

The panel attrition in the KOWEPS data is monotonous and affects household characteristics and the estimation of household income.

The Korea Welfare Panel still continue to study various statistical issues including quality improvement every year.

The data attached has beend attracted from the origianl data, and you can download the full data from its website if you want. Please visit the site below and try to download after subscription.



There are 14 columns in data;

  • id
  • year : study conducted
  • wave : from wave 1st in 2005 to wave 14th in 2018
  • region: 1) Seoul 2) Kyeong-gi 3) Kyoung-nam 4) Kyoung-buk 5) Chung-nam 6) Gang-won &. Chung-buk 7) Jeolla & Jeju
  • income: yearly income in M KRW(Million Korean Won. 1100 KRW = 1 USD)
  • family_member: no. of family members
  • gender: 1) male 2) female
  • year_born
  • education_level: 1) no education(under 7 yrs-old) 2) no education(7 & over 7 yrs-old) 3) elementary 4) middle school 5) high school 6) college 7) university degree 8) MA 9) doctoral degree
  • marriage: marital status. 1) not applicable (under 18) 2) married 3) separated by death 4) separated 5) not married yet 6) others
  • religion: 1) have religion 2) do not have
  • occupation: this will be provided in separated code book
  • company_size
  • reason_none_worker: 1) no capable 2) in military service 3) studying in school 4) prepare for school 5) prepare to apply job 6) house worker 7) caring kids at home 8) nursing 9) giving-up economic activities 10) no intention to work 11) others


Thanks for KOWEPS. (https://www.koweps.re.kr)


Highly appreciated if you can analyze and get some insights which can improve the Korean society.

Input files, structural summary:

  1. File 'Korea Income and Welfare.csv':
    1. Table 'Korea Income and Welfare':
      Table ‘Korea Income and Welfare’ consists of 92,857 data rows along 14 dimensions: ‘id’, ‘year’, ‘wave’, ‘region’, ‘income’, ‘family_member’, ‘gender’, ‘year_born’, ‘education_level’, ‘marriage’ and four other dimensions
  1. File 'job_code_translated.xlsx':
    1. Table 'job_code_translated':
      Table ‘job_code_translated’ consists of 149 data rows along five dimensions: ‘대분류’, ‘Column B’, ‘Column C’, ‘job_code’ and ‘job_title’

Size: 772.5 KBSource: KaggleLast updated: 2021-08-06 03:13

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