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Unemployment benefits recorded the highest of 2 trillion won at the first half of this year.

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According to the Ministry of Labor, the unemployment benefits recorded 2.123 trillion won for 855,000 beneficiaries at the first half of 2009, showing the highest figure. Compared to the first half of 2008, the benefit amounts increased by 727.9 billion won (52.2%) from 1.395 trillion won, while beneficiaries were up by 256,000 (42.7%) from 599,000. Meanwhile, compared to the second half of 2008, the amounts increased by 654.1 billion won (44.5%) from 1.469 trillion won, and the beneficiaries by 229,000 (36.6%) from 626,000.
Last Modifide Date   :   Fri July 3, 2009
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