Why Shanghai women don't want a second child?

Li Xiaoying
A recently survey found out only 6.7 percent of local mother respondents have two children and only 7.6 percent are planning to have a second child. 
Li Xiaoying
Why Shanghai women don't want a second child?

A recently survey by Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences found out the number of child-bearing age women in Shanghai has decreased since 2010, while their age at first birth has risen.

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Out-of-town women vs. local women

Only 23 percent of the survey's respondents have a second child. While 42.8 percent of out-of-town women surveyed choose to have two children, only 6.7 percent of local women also have a second child. 

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Top reasons for not having a second child

The cost of raising another child and age are two major factors for those who don't want a second child.

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Family income affects decision

As cost is the biggest concern when a local family plans to have a second child, it is not surprising to find out that those local women with an annual family income exceeding 200,000 yuan (US$30,000) are more eager to have a second child.  

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