By Mariam Al Hakeem, Correspondent Published: August 14, 2008, 23:01
Riyadh: The number of spinsters in Saudi Arabia has reached 180,413, according to a demographic survey conducted in 2007.
The survey classified spinsters as women who had reached the age of 30 years or above without getting married.
It revealed the rate of spinsterhood amounted to 2.6 per cent last year out of the total number of women in Saudi Arabia. This means that one out of every 16 women in Saudi Arabia is classified as a spinster.