The News Radar

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Originally posted Tuesday, 17 January 2023
China’s Population Falls, Heralding a Demographic Crisis

HONG KONG — The world’s most populous country has reached a pivotal moment: China’s population has begun to shrink, after a steady, yearslong decline in its birthrate that experts say is irreversible.

The government said on Tuesday that 9.56 million people were born in China last year, while 10.41 million people died.

A major turning point.