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People’s Daily: China’s ratio at birth of male to female was 119.45 in 2009

On April 1, 2010, People’s Daily reported that China’s ratio of male to female births in 2009 was 119.45, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics of China. The recently released 2010 "Social Blue Book" by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences predicted that by 2020, the number of men at a marriageable age will be 24 million more than women of a marriageable age. There will be more “Inter-generational marriages” and “older woman and younger men marriages.”   

Source: People’s Daily, April, 2010