Majority of South Koreans think Foreigners Can Never become Koreans

By The European Union Times

More than six out of 10 Koreans do not view migrant workers as “members of Korea,” a survey showed Wednesday, indicating the country still has a long way to go until becoming a truly multiracial society.

According to the Overseas Korea Foundation’s survey of 820 adults nationwide, 61.1 percent of respondents have difficulties in accepting migrant workers as members of society, a sign of deteriorating public opinion toward non-Koreans.

In the foundation’s 2013 survey, only 57.5 percent said they did not accept them as members of Korean society.

Last year, 56,000 new migrant workers came to Korea on a working permit program, mostly [READ MORE HERE]

Source: EU Times

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