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Speed dating hong kong 2019

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A growing gender imbalance in city means single women here are increasingly willing to spend money on the search for a special someone — potentially big business for matchmakers, who say the scene is now attracting more well-educated clients.

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These clients are bringing their higher spending power to bear in their pursuit of commitment and marriage rather than just a romantic dinner or a one-night stand. Hence, matchmakers conduct background checks on participants and screen out potential cheaters. Mary, 31, a frequent speed dater who spoke on condition that she could use a pseudonym, said she preferred such events over dating apps.

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I am looking for a serious relationship. While she tried apps and dating websites a few years ago, Mary ditched the virtual approach after running into several men who lied about the fact that they already had a girlfriend. In Hong Kong, the gender ratio has become increasingly skewed, with only males per 1, females, compared with to 1, a decade ago.

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According to data from "Speed dating hong kong 2019" latest census report, men usually marry for the first time at the age of 31, while they used to do so at 29 in Women have seen the age of marriage pushed to 29 from 26 over the same year period. The city has seen a decline in fertility rates over the past 33 years, according to a census report released in Inonly 62, babies were born in Hong Kong, compared to 86, births in She said her Speed dating hong kong 2019, which organises speed dating events and provides one-on-one dating services, had grown steadily over the past few years.

Wong said the time was mainly spent weeding out cheaters. When setting up a profile for a one-on-one date, clients are first interviewed by a consultant to learn about their requirements, goals and interests.

A consultation will then be set up for image guidance and to go over recommendations. Matchmaking company Lunch Actually founder Violet Lim said the rise of dating apps had helped her offline services grow, as people were now more open to using dating services.

Skip to main content. Many prefer face-to-face meetings despite availability of free dating apps and websites.

Saturday, 10 February,8: Wednesday, 14 February,2: More on this story. Society Modern love in Hong Kong: Lifestyle Why dating apps can't beat the personal touch in the search for long-term relationships 5 Dec I think, if a person is willing to make an effort to sign up, show up and dress up, the whole thing seems to be less casual and more serious to me.

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