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According to some new research by the Guardian newspaper people in the UK would prefer to have a career rather than babies. Here are some stats: 20% of British women...

Guy Brighton
  • 2 may 2006

According to some new research by the Guardian newspaper people in the UK would prefer to have a career rather than babies. Here are some stats:

  • 20% of British women reaching the end of their fertile life are childless, compared with 10% in the 1940s;
  • it is more important for women to enjoy themselves than to have children – with 64% of men and 51% of women agreeing;
  • Among men and women, 63% say career pressures are making it harder to have children and 54% said the cost was a deterrent;
  • 53% of women and 46% of men said they thought it was more difficult now than ever for people to meet the right partner.

Guardian article link.

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