Hong Kong has continued to report a decline in the number of marriages and births. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong has continued to report a decline in the number of marriages and births. Photo: Felix Wong

Marry, have a baby? No thanks, say more Hongkongers, as experts blame pandemic, cost of living, sky-high home prices

  • Number of marriages, births plunged in 2021, with men and women tying the knot later, delaying having children
  • Trends are worrying because of Hong Kong’s ageing society and longer life expectancy, experts warn

Hong Kong has continued to report a decline in the number of marriages and births. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong has continued to report a decline in the number of marriages and births. Photo: Felix Wong
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