|300 Social sciences > 304 Factors affecting social behavior
|LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
|Fertility, Late marriage, Family, NPFDB, Population, Malayisa
|Rising education, delayed and non-marriage will become more prevalent. Marriage postponement shortens childbearing span, and it will result in further fertility decline. Changes in marital structure have significant implications on the family system and the care of older persons. With rising age at marriage and consequently delayed childbearing , many retirees are still supporting children who are studying in institutions of higher learning.