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China’s Baby Bust Has Arrived

China has seen its population growth decline significantly, and a senior health official says the country can expect its population to start shrinking prior to 2025.

Yang Wenzhuang, head of population and family affairs at China’s National Health Commission, said the country’s population is expected to begin declining in 2021-2025, according to state-backed outlet, the Global Times.

Birth data released Sunday revealed that new births in China last year were the lowest number in decades in several of the country’s provinces. Read more…

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