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China's Population

Sarah Best

22nd January 2019

The UN currently estimates that China has a population of 1.41 billion people. This is set to peak in 2029 at 1.44 billion before what is described as an ‘unstoppable’ decline according to a government report.

People are having fewer children and partly as a result of the one-child policy there are more males than females and a rapidly ageing population.

This article could be used for the demographics section in the Families and Households unit.

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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