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Alone and thriving: Inside China’s singles economy

With 1.4 billion people, China has the world’s largest population. It also has the most single people. In 2018, China’s singles population reached 240 million, meaning that one out of every five people in China is single. This population alone already outnumbers the total population of the UK (67.1 million), France (67.5 million) and Germany (83.1 million).  Also, the number of those living alone in China has reached 77 million and this number is expected to rise to 92 million by the en