The purpose of this research was to investigate the economic status and problems of the middle aged apartment-residents in Seoul as a part of collaborative study on family issues of them. The sampling households were divided into Kangnam and Kangbuk area according to their residential location and upper-middle and lower-middle groups according the size of the apartment unit. The analysis of this research was specially focused on the latter division. The data were collected from 307 fulltime housewives with at least one child in a middle or high school. This data were gathered from the structured questionnaire. The major findings of this research were as follows: 1. The significant differences between upper-middle and lower-middle groups were showed in such areas as household income, monthly living expenses, household assets and savings. 2. The most serious economic problem was the private education expenses in both groups. 3. The economic satisfaction of the group in the Kangbuk area was a little higher than the group in Kangnam area.
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