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Besides coordinating and facilitating dating activities offered by the private sector, it also serves to educate the public on singlehood issues.
In 2003, SDU reported a significant increase in marriage figures for its members over the years, from 2,789 in 1999 to 4,050 in 2003.
Although Lee had not explicitly stated that the SDU would be set up in response this problem, he had promised that tough measures would be taken by the government to curb the problem.
The fact that the SDU was formed the following year has led many to perceive the debate to be the main reason behind the establishment of the unit and its exclusive focus.
A census conducted in 1980 revealed that a large number of highly educated women were still unmarried, despite being above 40 years of age.
It was also noted that there was an inverse relationship between a person's educational level and the number of children he/she had.