China’s ‘Long-Term Time Bomb’: Falling Births Drive Slow Population Growth

A census shows the most sluggish growth in the population since the 1960s, fresh evidence of a looming demographic crisis that could complicate Beijing’s ambitions.

By Sui-Lee Wee

China’s population is growing at its slowest pace since the 1960s, with falling births and a graying work force presenting the Communist Party with one of its gravest social and economic challenges.

Source: Read Full Article