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China population rises 15.23 million in 2018, but rate slows

The government estimates China's population will peak at 1.442 billion in 2029 before beginning to decline the year after.

China’s Looming Crisis: A Shrinking Population

For years China implemented a series of policies intended to slow the growth of world’s most populous nation, including limiting the number of children couples could have to one. The long-term effects of those policies mean the country will soon enter an era of “negative growth."


Chinese given the right to larger families, but few interested

Couples have increasingly delayed having even one child as they devote more time to other goals, such as building their careers. The skyrocketing cost of raising children in booming China has also given many prospective parents pause.

With a new stamp showing parent pigs, 3 piglets, China signals shift in child policy

Commentators see the imagery used as an indication of China planning to abandon birth restrictions and a likely announcement to this effect by the end of the year.

China's population would be 65 pc of India's by 2050 due to 'low fertility trap': Expert

China had more than 230.8 million people aged 60 or above at the end of 2016, 16.7 per cent of the country's total population, the Ministry of Civil Affairs had said in August 2017. 

China's population to reach 1.42 billion by 2020

China had a population of 1.37462 billion by the end of 2015, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics said.


India to surpass China by 2022 to become world's most populous nation

Around and after 2022, India's population is projected to continue growing for several decades to 1.5 billion in 2030 and 1.7 billion in 2050

China to ease long-standing one-child policy

The changes come against a backdrop of steadily declining birth rates.

China to retain advantage despite India's demographic rise

China would retain economic advantage against India in next two decades despite population decline.