Sex Ratio Switcheroo? Hong Kong Faces A Shortage of Young Women

by
Amy Wu
The dating tables have been turned. Hong Kong may soon see more bachelors than bachelorettes.

Hong Kong’s young women can exhale. For the first time in a long time it’s the women that are high in demand.

Demographic trends have turned. The city will soon face a shortage of young women. Latest Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department stats show that men outnumber women in every age group below 25.

In the U.S., Alaska and Wyoming rank top in more men  than women, spawning dating businesses such as Susie’s AlaskaMan.

So good news for Hong Kong’s Millennial ladies, who may skirt the fate of women of another vintage of who struggled with a dearth of eligible guys.

But bad news for Hong Kong’s young men, who can always look elsewhere though.

Check out these places where there are more women than men. 

  1. Kiev, Ukraine
  2. St. Croix, Virgin Islands
  3. Mahe Island, Seychelles
  4. Budapest, Hungary
  5. Beirut, Lebanon

 

 

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