Japan: Celibacy Syndrome

October 20th, 2013

Via: Guardian:

45% of Japanese women aged 16-24 are ‘not interested in or despise sexual contact’. More than a quarter of men feel the same way.

Japan’s under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren’t even dating, and increasing numbers can’t be bothered with sex. For their government, “celibacy syndrome” is part of a looming national catastrophe. Japan already has one of the world’s lowest birth rates. Its population of 126 million, which has been shrinking for the past decade, is projected to plunge a further one-third by 2060.

One Response to “Japan: Celibacy Syndrome”

  1. ENERGYMAN Says:

    I’ll take “the Widow Maker” for one billion, Alex!

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