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A Study on Policy Direction for Better Welfare of Fishermen in Super Aged Society
Report No. 2013-16 Research Manager Choi Sung Ae
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A Study on Policy Direction for Better Welfare of Fishermen in Super Aged Society


1. Purpose
○ The study examined welfare state of those in fishing community as society becomes super aged society. After analyses on problems of the current system and improvement measures, it presented policy direction for tailored welfare for the benefit of fishermen and fishing community.  
-In line with national welfare policies, the study aimed to address welfare grey areas by implementing welfare policies customized for fishermen and fishing community.
-Welfare demand has increased due to market opening, aging, depopulation, deepening income disparity, increasing poor class and other socio-economic changes at home and abroad. The study also intended to set up direction of customized welfare policies of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.


2. Methodologies and Feature
1) Methodologies
○ To analyze actual condition of vulnerability of fishermen and fishing community such as old-age quotient, income inequality and poverty rates.
○ To examine cases of Korean farmers, farming community, Japanese projects of fishermen and fishing community welfare policy division
○ To conduct surveys and interviews on fishermen welfare, and hold expert advisory meetings
2) Feature
○ The study analyzed demographical aspects of fishing community to prepare tailored welfare policy direction. It firstly scrutinized aging and depopulation, income inequality and poverty status and revealed serious weakness of fishing community.
 Moreover, it conducted analyses on fishermen’s welfare according to 7 sectors and suggested welfare policies suited for fishermen and fishing community based on the results.


3. Results
1) Summary
○ Fishing community already entered super-aged society and showed big income disparities compared to cities. Income inequality level stood higher than the national average, implying serious gap between the rich and poor. The number of poor people who live below the minimum cost of living has continued to increase.
○ Problems in welfare delivery system created welfare grey areas. Legal plans which reflect welfare of fishermen and fishing community are not in place while current welfare system and policies have their own problems.
○ According to the firstly conducted survey on welfare of fishermen and fishing community, overall satisfaction level of welfare remained very low. In particular, women and infant/toddler welfare area registered low satisfaction, while those aged below 50 and island areas showed higher dissatisfaction level.
○ The four policy directions for better welfare of fishermen and fishing community are; tailored welfare, welfare for everyday life, resolution of welfare grey areas and good welfare administration system.
2) Policy contribution
○ The study can be used as basic materials in setting policy direction for welfare and quality of life for fishermen and fishing community.
3) Expected benefits
○ The study will practically contribute to improving quality of life of fishermen and fishing community.
-Tailored welfare policies will address welfare grey areas. But the vulnerable, such as the aged, women, multicultural families and those in island areas, require more careful welfare policies.
○ The study will help to improve the welfare delivery system and to establish effective welfare governance.
-The study will help to build effective delivery system based on cooperation with other ministries and other relevant organizations. It will also contribute to building welfare and administrative system of the newly launched Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
A Study on Policy Direction for Better Welfare of Fishermen in Super Aged Society

Research Project Report 상세보기
A Study on Policy Direction for Better Welfare of Fishermen in Super Aged Society
Report No. 2013-16 Research Manager Choi Sung Ae
File


A Study on Policy Direction for Better Welfare of Fishermen in Super Aged Society


1. Purpose
○ The study examined welfare state of those in fishing community as society becomes super aged society. After analyses on problems of the current system and improvement measures, it presented policy direction for tailored welfare for the benefit of fishermen and fishing community.  
-In line with national welfare policies, the study aimed to address welfare grey areas by implementing welfare policies customized for fishermen and fishing community.
-Welfare demand has increased due to market opening, aging, depopulation, deepening income disparity, increasing poor class and other socio-economic changes at home and abroad. The study also intended to set up direction of customized welfare policies of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.


2. Methodologies and Feature
1) Methodologies
○ To analyze actual condition of vulnerability of fishermen and fishing community such as old-age quotient, income inequality and poverty rates.
○ To examine cases of Korean farmers, farming community, Japanese projects of fishermen and fishing community welfare policy division
○ To conduct surveys and interviews on fishermen welfare, and hold expert advisory meetings
2) Feature
○ The study analyzed demographical aspects of fishing community to prepare tailored welfare policy direction. It firstly scrutinized aging and depopulation, income inequality and poverty status and revealed serious weakness of fishing community.
 Moreover, it conducted analyses on fishermen’s welfare according to 7 sectors and suggested welfare policies suited for fishermen and fishing community based on the results.


3. Results
1) Summary
○ Fishing community already entered super-aged society and showed big income disparities compared to cities. Income inequality level stood higher than the national average, implying serious gap between the rich and poor. The number of poor people who live below the minimum cost of living has continued to increase.
○ Problems in welfare delivery system created welfare grey areas. Legal plans which reflect welfare of fishermen and fishing community are not in place while current welfare system and policies have their own problems.
○ According to the firstly conducted survey on welfare of fishermen and fishing community, overall satisfaction level of welfare remained very low. In particular, women and infant/toddler welfare area registered low satisfaction, while those aged below 50 and island areas showed higher dissatisfaction level.
○ The four policy directions for better welfare of fishermen and fishing community are; tailored welfare, welfare for everyday life, resolution of welfare grey areas and good welfare administration system.
2) Policy contribution
○ The study can be used as basic materials in setting policy direction for welfare and quality of life for fishermen and fishing community.
3) Expected benefits
○ The study will practically contribute to improving quality of life of fishermen and fishing community.
-Tailored welfare policies will address welfare grey areas. But the vulnerable, such as the aged, women, multicultural families and those in island areas, require more careful welfare policies.
○ The study will help to improve the welfare delivery system and to establish effective welfare governance.
-The study will help to build effective delivery system based on cooperation with other ministries and other relevant organizations. It will also contribute to building welfare and administrative system of the newly launched Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
A Study on Policy Direction for Better Welfare of Fishermen in Super Aged Society

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