South Korea's Extreme Birth Rate Crisis Youjin Do 01 May 2019 Despite pouring some 130 billion USD over the last 13 years into boosting the birth rate, South Koreans may go extinct by 2750. Here is our look at why. birth rate Join the newsletter to receive the latest updates in your inbox. Your email address Subscribe Please check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address! An error occurred, please try again later.