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Island home to only four children: Nokdo underscores South Korean population crisis

SCMP, 19 Mar 2021
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The South Korean island of Nokdo is home to only four children. The once-vibrant fishing village on the island has been rapidly shrinking, underscoring a deeper demographic crisis that the nation has been struggling with. In 2020, South Korea became the world's fastest-ageing society, according to the World Bank.

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