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  1. Wealthy, eligible singles galore

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of residents- 33.6 per cent- who have never married. That's about 30,000 men and 39,000 women. Eastern District has a slightly lower median monthly income, at $19,600, but it has 61,400 households with an income higher than $30,000 and more than 150,000 residents who have never married. Even though the number of women in the city aged 15 and over exceeds the number of men by close to 300,000, ...

  2. A long road travelled, a long way still to go

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... never married is less likely to pay child support, the greater fragility of cohabitation arrangements may now be more likely to result in the domestic 'slavery' that women fought to escape. Hong Kong has its own marriage and family worries- a large estimated surplus of never-married women over never-married men in the 20-44 and 25-49 age groups respectively, the lowest birth ...

  3. Girls, don't wait too long to get hitched

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... from 25.1 in 1981 to 29.4 in 2003 and 2004. The number of men and women remaining unmarried has been steadily rising. Between 1986 and last year, the number of women who had never married increased from 622,100 to 882,500. The number of men who have never married has increased from 847,100 to 926,600 during the same period. There has also been a striking increase in the number ...

  4. Single and satisfied, women say

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Seventy-seven per cent said they were satisfied with it, while 66 per cent found it insulting to be labelled a 'leftover woman'. Another poll asked single women over 25 why they had never married. Forty per cent said they had not found Mr Right; 10 per cent said either they did not have confidence in marriage or had high standards in men; and 4 per cent said they did not know how ...

  5. A day to remember why mothers are special

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in turn reflects the priorities of a society in which young people- particularly women it seems- are increasingly putting personal freedom and economic security before marriage, and young marrieds are putting lifestyle ahead of having children. The first factor shows up in a large estimated surplus in Hong Kong of never-married women in the age group 20 to 44 over never-married men in the age ...

  6. The Jane Austen Book Club

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Jocelyn, is in her 50s and has never married. Sylvia, her best friend from childhood, has learned that her husband is leaving her. Sylvia's lesbian daughter, Allegra, has just suffered a break-up. Prudie, a French teacher, is unhappily married. Bernadette, 67, has had multiple husbands. Grigg is in his early 40s (and surely in need of a wife, the women believe). Fowler is hilarious ...

  7. Medi Watch

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Jason Sankey

    ... risk of early death, and those widowed have a 39 per cent higher risk, medpage.com and WebMD report. The so-called never-married penalty 'rivals the risks of having increased blood pressure or high cholesterol'. Compared with married people, never-marrieds are: five times more likely to die of infectious disease; twice as likely to die in accidents, murder or by suicide; ...

  8. Growing trend of cross-border marriages leaves more HK women on the shelf

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the common age relationship for first marriages. Comparing the number of never-married men and women three years younger, the statistics show that in 1996, there was an excess of 9,400 woman ... Daniel Sin The number of cross-border marriages fell last year, but more Hong Kong women are staying single. Government statistics show a drop of 24.3 per cent in marriages between Hong ...

  9. Squeezed out of the marriage game

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... between brides and their older grooms needs to be taken into account. We begin by comparing the number of men in the 25-49 age group who have never married with the never-married women ... Paul Yip Hong Kong has more single men than single women in every age group from 20 to 49- or does it, in practical terms tied to marriage? The initial claim was made recently ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Adviser suggests subsidising young peoples' housing costs

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... to be worse if they postpone their marriages and plans to have babies." Government statistics show that the proportion of never-married men and women in the prime marriageable age of 20 to 49 ...




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