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Utopia Talk / Politics / Trump totally humiliated China!
| Mon Jan 21 08:10:24|
Chinese national morale is so low that they see no more future for their country.
We can declare victory!
January 21, 2019 / 10:29 AM / Updated 2 hours ago
Modern China's birth rate falls to lowest ever
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s birth rate last year fell to its lowest since the founding of the People’s Republic of China 70 years ago, official data showed on Monday, with looser population controls failing to encourage couples to have more babies.
The birth rate stood at 10.94 per thousand, the lowest since 1949 and down from 12.43 per thousand in 2017, data from the statistics bureau showed. The number of babies born in 2018 fell by two million to 15.23 million.
The rate of natural increase in population, deducting the number of deaths, also slowed to the lowest since the aftermath of a disastrous famine in the early 1960s.
China allowed urban couples to have two children in 2016, replacing a one-child policy in place since 1979, with policymakers wary of falling birth rates and a rapidly growing ageing population.
The statistics bureau did not suggest a reason for the birth rate decline but economic growth last year fell to its lowest in nearly three decades. [that is the Trump effect!]
Many couples in China are reluctant to have children because they cannot afford to pay for health care and education amid surging property prices.
In January, a government-affiliated think tank warned that the population in the world’s second-biggest economy could start to shrink as soon as 2027.
| Mon Jan 21 08:47:15|
They could always drive people back out of their cities and back to farming.
| Mon Jan 21 08:59:13|
How long before China comes under pressure to import Muslims and Africans to bolster their population?
If it helps, we have 15 million Mexicans that need to find a new home.
| Mon Jan 21 11:46:31|
Maybe the women have become more focused on their careers lately than having babies.
”Many couples in China are reluctant to have children because they cannot afford to pay for health care and education amid surging property prices.”
Well, in Africa, the poorer you are the more babies you have.
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