Men around 30 years old are more popular among single women than
those at other age level, according to a survey conducted by
Beijing Normal University, CCW Research and a friend-making Website
Baihe.com, the Beijing Morning Post reported today.
The one-year survey was conducted from August, 2006 via street
interviews, deep interviews and online questionnaires, covering
more than two million people, the report said.
About 80 percent of the female respondents said men who are 30
or 31 were the best marriage partners.
About 65 percent of male respondents said women who are 25 years
old would be ideal for marriage, while only 12.5 percent said they
could accept women over the age of 35 as their wives, the survey
However, one-third of the female respondents said they were
willing to marry a man over 35, and 15.2 percent could accept a man
over 40, according to the survey.
(Shanghai Daily September 4, 2007)