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Types and Housing Product changes according to changes in Population and Social Structure


  • Department of Real Estate Studies, Semyung University, Jecheon, Chungbuk, 27136, Korea
  • Faculty of Regional Development, Kongju Nat'l University, Yesan, Chungnam, 32439, Korea


Objectives: This study analyzed the changes in population and social structure according to the changes of population and household structure to predict new housing types and housing products. Methods/Statistical Analysis: First of all, the study analyzed the trend of changes of the housing market in South Korea, compared cases in Japan that had similar experience to us and suggested new housing types and housing products suitable for South Korea. Findings: As a result of the comprehensive analysis on changes of population and household structure and Japanese cases, the expansion of resident-customized products was predicted: Downsizing-themed compact housing, elderly-friendly-themed housing products, nomad-themed lease housing products, etc. Improvements/Applications: Based on the results of this study, detailed demands for each product were estimated and the foundation for follow-up research on commercialization was developed.


Changes of Population and Household Structure, Compact Housing, Elderly Housing, Housing Types and Housing Products in South Korea, Japanese Housing Types and Housing Products, Rental Houses.

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