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[Graphic News] Workers at small and medium firms on the rise

By Korea Herald

Published : Aug. 26, 2013 - 20:43

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According to data from Statistics Korea, the number of workers employed at small and medium-sized companies reached 12.6 million in 2011, accounting for 50.3 percent of the nation’s 25 million economically active population. It is the first time that the number surpassed 50 percent since the government agency started compiling such data in 2000.