According to the result of 2002 National Survey of Self-Sufficency conducted by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, the number of disabled persons whose income is below poverty threshold is 287 thouands people, 13.7% of total disabled person in Korea. Also, the number of disabled persons whose income is below 120% of poverty threshold is 198 thousands people(7.8%) and that number of below 150% of poverty threshold is 394 thousands people(25.7%).
There are various types of social security programs for the disabled such as National People Pension as social insurance, National basic security system and disability allowance as public assistance and many fare discount system. However, these social security programs for the disabled do not result in good effect owing to low benefit level, narrow recipient rate and so on. In case of the improving income security system for the disabled persons in order to contribute to relieve poverty of the disabled, principles of designing system are as follows. (The rest omitted)
- 장애인의 종합적 소득보장체계 구축 방안(A study on systematic income security for the disabled in Korea)
- 변용찬; 김성희; 윤상용; 배화옥; 박성민; 최미영
장애인의 종합적 소득보장체계 구축 방안(A study on systematic income security for the disabled in Korea)
|Series Title; No||연구 / 2004-15|
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Social Development < Social Welfare|