China’s population bust

Analysts predict that Chinaメs population of 15- to 24-year-olds will decline by 446 million by the year 2020, according to the This trend has started primarily due to the one-child policy in China In 1975, the number of children per woman was 378 whereas in 2000, it drastically dropped to 177 children The decline in the young Chinese population will create a high demand for their services in the future and add more pressure on the future young Chinese as their population grows older and in need of monetary support The 15- to 24-year-old age group is not the only one slated to decline The percent of Chinaメs population between the ages of 0 and 14 has declined by 83 percent during the most recent decade, according to