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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. 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 ...

  5. New population statistics shine a light on the city's Mrs Average

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... one in three residents there have never married. When it comes to women, one in five in Central and Western districts and Wan Chai are 25 to 34 years old. Men with the most educational ...

  6. Under-represented and undervalued

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Catherine Ng

    ... level is 65 per cent. About 44 per cent of the economically active population is women. Women managers and executives in Hong Kong are twice as likely as their male counterparts to never marry ... Catherine Ng Some people feel that the status of women is already very high in Hong Kong, and therefore, there is no need for a civic movement to fight for their rights. I disagree. ...

  7. Words of advice for a first-time femme fiscale

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In that 13-year period, the number of never-married women rose by 58.4 per cent and men by 16.7 per cent. ... to 2009, Hong Kong data shows the number of women defined as 'never married' increased by 58.4 per cent. Per Hong Kong household, women are as about as likely to be working as men. ...

  8. Brains, beauty and the single woman

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that in 2009, 985,500 of the city's 7 million people were women who had never married, compared with 753,600 in 1996 - a rise of more than 30 per cent in 13 years. In the same period, the number ... were still single. These women are part of a growing trend. According to the latest population census, between 2000 and 2010, the number of single women between 30 and 44 increased by 2.7 per ...

  9. Single men outnumber single women

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Hong Kong men and mainland women. Only 3,392 Hong Kong women married mainland men. But in the 20-24 age group in the last census, there were 215,000 never-married men to 193,000 women ... Chloe Lai But mainlanders and domestic helpers swell overall number of women to swamp men in the 25-44 age group The widespread perception that Hong Kong has a surfeit of single women ...

  10. Scales tip as women outnumber men

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Norma Connolly

    ... declined over the past 10 years and the proportion of women who never married increased from 28.9 per cent in 1996 to 30.7 per cent last year. The proportion of unmarried men was higher, at 34.3 ... than women in Hong Kong. A decade ago, the sexes were equal in number. Now, there are only 961 men for every 1,000 women. If foreign domestic helpers are included in the calculation, the figure ...




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