27 Oct '11, 8am

More Chinese women choosing to stay single

SHANGHAI: More women are choosing not to marry in urban China, contributing to a "singles economy". Studies show that more than 30 per cent of these single women are saving to buy a home. Thirty-four-year-old Susan Liu is planning to buy a small unit in downtown Shanghai. Her budget is over US$300,000 and the money will come out of her own pocket. Ms Liu, the manager of a multinational company is among a growing number of single women who believe in being financially independent. "I just want to be independent. My current position gives me the opportunity to be independent. So why do I have to count on another person?," said Ms Liu. A survey of women in Shanghai shows 82 per cent are happy to stay single, with a third of single women saving up to buy their own home. Businesses will also be happy to adapt to the trend, as new property launches feature smaller, singles-orien...

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