That means, for every five women, there is one "leftover woman." But no worries ladies, you are in good company.
The world is full of hot women who for one reason or another remain unwed.
But they get on with their lives and their careers just fine.
Just look at 41-year-old pop diva Karen Mok who gleefully announced on stage that she is going to marry her high school sweetheart this year, after they reunited at a high school reunion.
Mok's announcement is a slap in the face of society for every snide remark it has ever made about "leftover women" -- when they do finally get married, it is in the most phenomenal and fairytale manner. About 10 percent of the population is single and female, between the ages of 18-60.
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V Shem/Wee Kiong rises to world No 1 men’s doubles pair Dr M, Muhyiddin will address attendees at Pakatan convention Have a heart, player union chief tells Man United chief Mourinho HONG KONG, Sept 8 — Shu Qi recently revealed why she has remained resolutely single, despite her reputation as one of the Far East entertainment scene’s most beautiful actresses who isn’t short of male admirers.
After a rumoured dalliance with Taiwanese-American singer Wang Lee Hom in 2005 and a reportedly tumultuous relationship with Hong Kong Heavenly King Leon Lai, she has been romantically linked to Hong Kong actor Stephen Fung for the past decade, although she has always denied that they are more than just friends.Single ladies of Asia who are past conventional marriageable age -- there is hope.She said, “Those who are single envy those who are married, but married couples envy those who are single.I would go out to lunch with my friends and when their children come pick them up, I think ‘Wow, it would be great if I had a son this big right now.’” Despite her high-profile career, Shu Qi has kept her love life on the down low.According to Hong Kong celebrity gossip site, , the 40-year-old Taiwanese actress said she once believed that marriage was a waste of a person’s youth and her pessimistic outlook was due to her parents’ own unhappy union.
“The Assassin” actress was quoted as saying: “My mom was someone who was unlucky with marriage.