Skip to Main Navigation

Korea : an integrated system of civil registration and vital statistics (English)

Korea is a peninsular country located in Northeast Asia at the triangular point of contact between China, Japan, and Russia. The country had spread its cultural heritage over Japan from early times to the middle ages, but became its colony in the early 20th century due to its failures in industrialization. In the 1960s, when the Korean government faced similar challenges that developing countries are encountering today, including social needs for rapid industrialization, it began to institutionalize its resident registration (RR) system and population trend survey. Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) refers to universal, continuous, permanent, and mandatory recording and documentation of the occurrence and characteristics of vital events such as births, deaths, marriages, divorces and annulments, adoptions, and legitimations, according to the legal and regulatory requirements in each country. CRVS systems can benchmark the RR information systems of Korea that play a key role in linking data for successful e-government services to citizens. This report is arranged as follows: (i) Chapter I begins with introduction; (ii) Chapter II of this report introduces institutional aspects of Family Relationship Registration (FRR), RR, the population change survey (PCS), and national health insurance (NHI), all of which are fundamental components of Korea’s CRVS system; (iii) Chapter III focuses on the civil management information systems (CMIS) associated with FRR, RR, PCS and NHI; (iv) Chapter IV provides information on various legal and regulatory frameworks associated with the CRVS system; (v) Chapter V discusses basic strategies that the Korean government has adopted towards e-government projects since the 1980s; (vi) In Chapter VI, the report presents lessons learned and solutions to current challenges, and continues with a discussion of the future of Korea’s CRVS; and (vii) Chapter VII contains concluding remarks.

Details

  • Author

    Joon Song,Dr. Hee Kang,Dr. Minah Kim,Ms. Churin Kim,Yeonsoo

  • Document Date

    2016/11/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    115151

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

    Korea,

    Democratic People's Republic of, Korea Republic of

  • Region

    The World Region, East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/05/19

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Korea : an integrated system of civil registration and vital statistics

  • Keywords

    public key certificate;Electronic Government;world war ii;local government agency;health insurance system;public opinion poll;internet of things;order of preference;e-government project management;information and communication;Health and Population;personal identification number;sustainable development goals;barriers to information;management of service;sensitive personal information;number of births;evasion of taxes;legal basis;civil registration;administrative information;basic structure;family relation;efficient management;public-private partnership;database system;legal guidelines;legal form;vital statistic;benefit-cost analysis;identity verification;public welfare;multiple birth;court judgment;military service;civil marriage;mutual consent;death certificate;household head;social security;e-government service;national system;cloud computing;political will;integrated system;national statistical;Real estate;financial investment;regulatory requirement;government issue;privacy violation;data processing;population statistic;civil society;phone number;e-government system;identification method;research institute;registration number;birth registration;human rights;inspection system;social order;dual system;electronic issuance;Sexual Violence;primary reason;child vaccination;physical condition;Tax Evasion;random number;blood relatives;legal act;electronic information;aggregate data;mandatory reporting;Disaster Management;process system;blood type;birth certificate;digital code;online channels;private company;legal ground;oral expression;human dignity;business interaction;institutional remedy;physical health;financial fraud;illegal use;social concern;family life;administrative agency;marriage license;legal contract;on-line transaction;population movement;family relationship;communications technology;public servant;hybrid system;computer processing;policy tool;administrative service;socioeconomic statistic;state power;mobile device;application form;continuous policy;traditional budgeting;procurement method;joint consultation;Digital Literacy;socioeconomic development;non-governmental organization;rapid industrialization;rapid urbanization;database development;broadband network;social campaign;administrative purposes;Cultural Heritage;middle age;welfare services;baseline data;resident registration;population trend;property assessment;tax collection;military draft;social need;financial aspect;Population Change;political engagement;financial resource;government guarantee;fee system;automobile registration;life event;public policy;Social Welfare;online service;artificial intelligence;certified copies;certified copy;public kiosk;government use;administrative transparency;contract services;financial company;legal duty;economic justice;legal authority;literature review;international workshop;government provision;enterprise architecture;resource sharing;human capacity;skilled expertise;outsourcing policy;incentive system;death registration;unique identification;statistical information;basic model;demographic trend;technological factors;technological resource;advanced country;legacy system;budget structure;gestation period;

Downloads

COMPLETE REPORT

Official version of document (may contain signatures, etc)

  • Official PDF
  • TXT*
  • Total Downloads** :
  • Download Stats
  • *The text version is uncorrected OCR text and is included solely to benefit users with slow connectivity.

Citation

Joon Song,Dr. Hee Kang,Dr. Minah Kim,Ms. Churin Kim,Yeonsoo

Korea : an integrated system of civil registration and vital statistics (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/702081495191844901/Korea-an-integrated-system-of-civil-registration-and-vital-statistics