Not long ago, the media reported that in 2017, the average age at first marriage in Jiangsu is 34.2 years old, female 34.3 years old, male 34.1 years old. And in 2012, the average age at first marriage in Jiangsu at the age of 29.6, in 2015 at the age of 32.4.
Age at first marriage postponed a press, it caused a lot of hot friends, someone said, “she was 30 years old, indeed the anxious”, also the netizen complain, “housing prices are so high, how to get married?”
In fact, not only in Jiangsu, according to earlier media reports, Guangdong, Shanghai and other places of first marriage age has repeatedly postponed.
In addition to the first marriage age China delayed, the marriage rate continues to decline in recent years. According to the data of the Ministry of civil affairs, in 2016, the civil affairs departments at all levels and the marriage registration institutions have handled 11 million 428 thousand pairs of marriage registration in accordance with the law, down by 6.7% over the previous year. In addition, from 2013 to 2016, the marriage rate in China declined year after year, from 9.92 per thousand in 2013 to 8.3 per thousand in 2016.
Zhang Hua, a graduate student at the Sichuan University, is 28 years old this year, and his hometown is in the countryside of Yunnan province. Nowadays, most of Zhang Hua’s playmates have been parents, some children have even been reading primary school.
Zhang Hua didn’t seem to be worried about his marriage. He told reporters that he had recently received the school’s recommendation that he didn’t receive tuition fees and read doctor’s qualifications, so he would continue to pursue advanced studies.
“Now I don’t even have a girlfriend. What’s the marriage?” Zhang Hua said that it was not easy to learn from the countryside to today’s University. Now there is no car and no room, and it is still necessary to fight in the city. It is better to do it better.
Also the older single, Li Bo, 32, came from Harbin. Li Bo’s parents are now retired, and they are only looking forward to their early grandchildren.
Facing the single troubles and pressure from parents, Li Bo told reporters that he could not bear to let the parents worry, but marriage is marriage must be careful. “I’ve been a couple of girls before, but I don’t think it’s right.”
In recent years, because of the busy study and career, or because of the pressure of social competition, more and more young people Chinese or active or passive rest, marriage seems to be the inevitable.
In recent years, marriage is a common phenomenon in the world, Chinese is no exception, first marriage age increasing.” Zhang Chewei, a researcher at the Institute of population and labor economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, analyzed the reporters.
Zhang Chewei said, marry behind the phenomenon, for many reasons, for example, the subjective aspect, young people today are more independent, more educated, they are more willing to pursue their own value. The objective factors in social development, it also brings more pressure to young people, the social factors of marriage are more complex, these will have an impact on the age at first marriage.