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Post time 2019-1-8 10:46:48 |Display all floors

(BBC) China’s population will peak in 2029 at 1.44 billion before beginning a period of "unstoppable" decline, a government report says.


The China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) study says the country must implement policies to handle a smaller workforce and an older population.


Both changes combined could cause "very unfavourable social and economic consequences", the report says.


Latest UN estimates say China has a population of 1.41 billion.


In 2015 the world’s most populous country ended its one-child policy in a bid to tackle the problems.


The study appears in CASS’s Green Book of Population and Labour.


Working population numbers were now stagnating, it said, with a low fertility rate set to cause further issues.


By the middle of the century, China’s population is expected to drop to 1.36 billion - a fall in the labour force of close to 200 million.


If fertility rates stay low, the population could drop as low as 1.17 billion by 2065.


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Post time 2019-1-8 13:49:32 |Display all floors
With robotics and AI tech, why worry about labor shortage?  China does not need that many babies, a few men can manage a huge factory with AI tech. and robots.  But it probably needs a huge consumer base, so having more babies in that sense is justified!

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Post time 2019-1-9 10:55:28 |Display all floors
the labour face price is rise anyway ..

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Post time 2019-1-9 11:26:27 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2019-1-8 13:49
With robotics and AI tech, why worry about labor shortage?  China does not need that many babies, a  ...

You have not grown up!
Myopia causes it to you!

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Post time 2019-1-9 11:40:03 |Display all floors
GhostBuster Post time: 2019-1-9 11:26
You have not grown up!
Myopia causes it to you!

What's your point, if you have any?  Don't just mount personal attacks!

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Post time 2019-1-9 13:26:29 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2019-1-9 11:40
What's your point, if you have any?  Don't just mount personal attacks!

Presume you overacted!
Please analyze your comments. You will discover it!
Thank you!

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Post time 2019-1-9 13:27:58 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2019-1-8 13:49
With robotics and AI tech, why worry about labor shortage?  China does not need that many babies, a  ...

Presume you overloaded your brain with fiction!

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