Why Koreans May Lose One Year From Their Age
[Prestige Hong Kong MANAS SEN GUPTA] (전략) The multiple age determination system has also posed problems for mandatory military service, in which all Korean men between the ages of 18 and 28 must serve at least 18 months in the military.
Additionally, people, too, want to see the change. A January 2022 Hankook Research report revealed that while 82 percent of the people use the “Korean age” when asked how old they were, 71 percent were ready to switch permanently to the international age system. (후략)