Great News! China population growth rate 61-year low

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Now, if only they can achieve zero population growth
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Gabrielle Reyes
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19 January 2022
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The number of women of childbearing age — between 15 and 49 years old — in China decreased in 2021 by 5 million, China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Monday...

The NBS recorded 10.62 million new births in China in 2021, a figure that barely exceeded the number of deaths (10.14 million) reported nationally for the same year. China’s birthrate, or the number of births per one thousand people, fell from 8.52 in 2020 to 7.52 in 2021.

China’s population at the end of 2021 was 1.413 billion, or an increase of just 0.034 percent from the 1.412 billion people documented in China at the end of 2020, according to NBS data released on Monday....

Chinese demographers anticipated a “population zero-growth period” for China from 2021 to 2025, according to Du Peng, a sociology and population studies professor at the Renmin University of China. Du told China’s state-run Global Times on Monday demographers based this grim prognostication on China’s waning new births and aging population, which had already become evident in recent years.

“[T]he general trend of zero growth will not be altered,” Du predicted of China’s population prospects on January 17....


It appears that China is well on their way toward zero population growth, which is a necessary precondition for a stable and sustainable nation. After all, no nation can grow indefinitely within the constraints of a finite land mass.

Ironically, American women voluntarily reached replacement level fertility (2.1 children per woman) in 1972. Yet Congress is forcing America's population to double via mass immigration