Hong Kongers' Problem: No Place to Have Sex

Residents believed to have 'least amount of sexual knowledge in the world': expert
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2012 1:50 PM CDT
Hong Kongers' Problem: No Place to Have Sex
This picture taken on January 13, 2012 shows the city's skyline shrouded in a haze of pollution in Hong Kong.   (Getty Images)

Hong Kongers have a sex problem, reports the AFP: They're apparently not having much of it, and one theory as to why may surprise you. Real estate prices. That's right, "One of the reasons is they have no place to have sex," explains a professor who helps head up the University of Hong Kong's Family Institute. "Hong Kong is too crowded and lacks the privacy people need to have sex," he explains, adding that astronomical property prices force many residents under 40 to bunk at home, within earshot of their parents.

The reality has sex experts pushing residents to do it more often, in a bid to change their reputation for having the "least amount of sexual knowledge in the world" and potentially up their bottom-of-the-barrel birth rate of 1.04 births per woman. (More Hong Kong stories.)

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