03 Jan '13, 3am

Most singles want to get married, have two or more children: study

SINGAPORE: Most singles desire to get married and most wish to have two or more children, according to key findings of a Marriage and Parenthood study commissioned by the National Population and Talent Division. The study involved more than 4,600 people, aged between 21 and 45 years old. It aims to understand the attitudes and motivations behind Singapore residents' marriage and parenthood trends. 83 per cent of single respondents indicated that they desired to get married, little changed from the 85 per cent in the last study done in 2007. Respondents said they were not married because they had not met a suitable partner, they wanted to concentrate on their careers or studies, and they did not have enough money. For those in serious relationships, they said they were not marrying yet because they wanted to save money for housing and the wedding, and that they were too you...

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