According to the report on changes in the regular assets of the National Assembly members, it was found that the assets of 8 out of 10 lawmakers increased compared to a year ago.



According to the report of changes in the regular assets of members of the National Assembly for 2022, which was released by the Public Service Ethics Committee of the National Assembly today (31st), as of December 31 of last year, 240 of the 289 members of the National Assembly increased their assets from a year ago, accounting for 83% of the total. I did.



This figure is similar to last year's 82.9%, and despite the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 crisis that has continued for more than two years, the wealth of lawmakers has generally increased.



The number of lawmakers whose fortunes increased by more than 100 million won was 176, and the specific increase of 240 members who increased their assets in one year is as follows.



▲ Less than 50 million won: 31 ▲ 50 million won to less than 100 million won: 33 people ▲ 100 million won to less than 500 million won: 147 people ▲ 500 million won to less than 1 billion won: 23 people ▲ 1 billion won Above: 6 members The 'top 3' lawmakers with the most fortunes in one year were all members of the People's Power.



People's Strength Representative Yoon Sang-hyeon reported an increase of 22.784 billion won, citing changes in the price of listed and unlisted stocks as the main reason.



People's Power Rep. Jeon Bong-min increased by 15.134.9 billion won, due to dividends and repayment of bonds and the increase in the valuation of unlisted stocks, such as Lee Jin-House (10,000 shares) and Dongsu Construction (58,300 shares), where he was the CEO. explained.



Park Deok-heum, a member of the People's Strength Council, increased by 11,249.91 million won.



The main reason was the registration of unlisted stocks following the cancellation of the blank trust.



The top three people with the largest increase in wealth within one year took the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in total wealth.



Rep. Jeon Bong-min reported the most with 106.555.78 million won, followed by Park Deok-heum with 67.238.46 million won and Yoon Sang-hyeon with 57,792.95 million won.



Democratic Party Rep. Park Jeong (458.14 billion won), People's Strength Rep. Baek Jong-heon (26.574.99 million won), People's Power Rep. Kim Eun-hye (22.531 billion won), People's Power Rep. Han Moo-kyung (13.866.58 million won) , and Kang Ki-yun, a member of the People's Strength Council (13.542 billion won), followed in turn.



The average wealth of 286 people, excluding the top three (Rep. Bong-Min Jeon, Deok-Hum Park, Sang-Hyeon Yoon) with a reported amount of KRW 50 billion or more, was found to be KRW 2.38,254 million.



This is an increase of 21.18 million won (0.8%) from the average of 2.36 billion won last year.



Breaking it down by property size, it was found as follows.



▲ More than KRW 5 billion: 28 people (9.7%) ▲ More than KRW 2 billion to less than KRW 5 billion: 76 people (26.3%) ▲ More than KRW 1 billion to less than KRW 2 billion: 94 people (32.5%) ▲ KRW 500 million More than KRW 1 billion: 60 people (20.8%) ▲ Less than KRW 500 million: 31 people (10.7%) Comparing the averages by political party, the results are as follows.



▲ Together with the Democratic Party of Korea (1.864.56 million won) ▲ People's Power: 5,342,57 million won ▲ Justice Party: 669.33 million Won Conversely, there were 49 lawmakers (17%) whose wealth decreased.



18 lawmakers whose assets decreased by more than 100 million won, and the specific decrease of 49 members whose assets decreased in one year is as follows.



▲ Less than 50 million won: 17 ▲ 50 million won to less than 100 million won: 14 people ▲ 100 million won to less than 500 million won: 14 people ▲ 500 million won to less than 1 billion won: 0 people ▲ 1 billion won More than KRW: 4 Democratic lawmaker Jin Seon-mi reported 'negative wealth' and recorded -986.3 million won, the lowest since last year.



Min-seok Kim, a member of the Democratic Party, recorded 264.75 million won, and Seon-woo Kang, a member of the Democratic Party, recorded a 'negative fortune' with -146.4 billion won.



This property disclosure was made in accordance with the Public Official Ethics Act, and a total of 289 lawmakers were targeted.



As of the end of last year, Minister of the Interior and Safety Jeon Hae-cheol, Unification Minister Lee In-young, Justice Minister Park Beom-gye, Environment Minister Han Jeong-ae, Small and Medium Venture Business Minister Kwon Chil-seung, and Culture Minister Hwang Hee disclosed their assets under the administration of the government.



Lee Nak-yeon, Kwak Sang-do, Yoon Hee-sook, Lee Kyu-min, Lee Kyu-min, and former lawmaker Jeong Jeong-sun, who resigned due to invalidation or resignation, were excluded from the disclosure list.



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