Donnerstag, 27. Februar 2014
Share of never married females, China & Europe, ca. 1800
-> By age 20-24 most Chinese females were already married, while the vast majority of European females were still single.
-> By age 30-34, virtually no Chinese females remained single, whereas 30 percent of their Western counterparts were still spinsters.
Share of never married males, China & Europe, ca. 1800
One Quarter of Humanity
J. Z. Lee & W. Feng (1999)