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Table 2 Occupations that are dominated by aged workers, (unit; number)

From: Hazards and health problems in occupations dominated by aged workers in South Korea

Occupation, Korean Standard Classification of Occupations (No. of minor category) Workers younger than 55 Workers aged 55 or older Total workers Proportion of aged workers
Total 15,516,580 3,428,823 18,945,403 18.1%
Cleaner and Sanitation Workers (941) 154,789 514,734 669,523 76.9%
Guards and Ticket Examiners (942) 34,376 206,817 241,193 85.7%
Automobile Drivers (873) 354,404 174,921 529,325 33.0%
Elementary Occupations Related to Food(952) 213,327 154,840 368,167 42.1%
Clerks Related to Administration (312) 1,845,084 149,151 1,994,235 7.5%
Service Workers Related to Medical and Welfare (421) 142,735 148,189 290,924 50.9%
Elementary Occupations Related to Construction and Mining (910) 252,974 145,535 398,509 36.5%
Domestic Chores and Infant Rearing Helpers (951) 65,415 127,163 192,578 66.0%
Chefs and Cooks (441) 347,880 115,729 463,609 25.0%
Elementary Occupations related to Agriculture and Fishery (991) 38,169 102,634 140,803 72.9%
Elementary Occupations Related to Production (930) 299,138 93,173 392,311 23.7%
Technical Worker Related to Construction (772) 152,831 91,909 244,740 37.6%
Elementary Occupations Related to Other Services (999) 56,680 72,691 129,371 56.2%
Store Sales Workers (521) 841,347 66,002 907,349 7.3%
Technical Workers Related to Construction Finishing (773) 151,042 65,353 216,395 30.2%
Sales Workers (510) 471,593 62,289 533,882 11.7%
Administration Clerks (311) 362,739 41,447 404,186 10.3%
Religious Professionals and Associate Professionals (248) 88,487 38,701 127,188 30.4%
Deliverers (922) 173,066 34,361 207,427 16.6%
Teachers (252) 356,014 33,691 389,705 8.6%