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China's population expected to start to shrink before 2025

India Today | 25/07/2022 09:11 AM | Click to read full article

China's population has slowed significantly and is expected to start to shrink ahead of 2025, the state-backed Global Times reported, citing a senior health official.

China is battling to reverse a rapid shrinkage in natural population growth as many young people opt not to have children due to factors including high cost and work pressure.