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If it sounds odd to call women "leftover" at 27 or 30, China has a long tradition of women marrying young. But the age of marriage has been rising, as it often does in places where women become more educated.What's happening to China's marriage rate?
Alarming statistics In 2019, China's marriage rate plunged for the sixth year in a row to 6.6 per 1,000 people -- a 33% drop from 2013 and the lowest level in 14 years, according to data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs.Do Chinese men expect women to do the housework after marriage?
In China, many men and parents-in-law still expect women to carry out most of the childcare and housework after marriage, even if they have full-time jobs. "The whole package of marriage is too hard.What is it like to be a Chinese woman without a husband?
In China, those who do not have a husband by the age of 27 are routinely branded as “leftover women,” with diminishing value in the dating market. Credit...