12 Jan '11, 10am

Spike in number of singles here

SINGAPORE: The proportion of singles among younger age groups in Singapore had risen in the last 10 years. The Department of Statistics (DOS) said among Singapore citizens aged 30-34 years old, the proportion of singles rose a significant 10 points to 43 per cent for males, and nine points to 31 per cent for females. In the first of a series of statistical releases by the 2010 Census of Population, the department said singlehood was most common among males who don't have secondary qualifications and graduate females. At age 40-44 years, 24 per cent of citizen males with below secondary qualifications were single in 2010, compared to 13 per cent of university graduates. For citizen females, 23 per cent of graduates aged 40-44 years old were single in 2010, compared to 11 per cent among females with below secondary qualifications. Singaporeans are also holding back starting ...

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