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China Prenuptial Agreements: Less Than 5 Percent Of Couples Sign Prenups In China

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A group wedding couples takes part in a mass wedding ceremony at a park in Nanjing, in eastern China's Jiangsu province on May 1, 2011. The event was held as part of the May Day holiday. (STR/AFP/Getty Images) | Getty

A recent survey showed that fewer than 5 percent of the couples in China's first-tier cities have entered into prenuptial agreements, and nearly 90 percent of unmarried people dislike the idea of establishing official records of what property they owned before getting married.

The Beijing-based Horizon Research Consultancy Group polled 3,089 people whose ages ranged from 18 to 60 in December 2010 and released the survey results this week. The participants lived in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and seven other cities.

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