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New births still down in China, after implementation of two-child policy



having two kids has always been the dream for 33 year-old young single in 2017 his dream came true when his second daughter was born both John and his wife were the only children in their families they know how hard it will be to take care of for seniors and kiss they don't want their children to bear the same burdens in the future so with a relaxation of the one-child policy three years ago they started preparing to have one more child as the only child in the family I felt very lonely I hope my children have someone to accompany and to share their happiness and sorrows I believe that is what most parents who have two children want many Chinese want to have more children while some couples don't want even one new births in China fell to 15 point 23 million last year compared to 17 point 86 million in 2016 and 17 point 23 million the following year since early 2016 China has allowed all married couples to have two children he hopes to cope with the nation's demographic shift now we can see the two child policy working the rates of couples having a second child are higher than those just having one at the same time China faces a rapidly aging population according to the National Bureau of Statistics China had 158 point 31 million people aged 60 were over in 2018 while people older than 65 accounted for eleven point four percent of the population China's aging many may attribute it to decades-long family planning policy and they believe the adoption of two child policy will solve the problem but local government experts say that is not as simple so Jim did show when the economy grows quickly the population 8 is faster we can see that Western countries and developing countries have had similar population trends in history but the Asian situation differs from country to country and region to region many parents call for having as many babies as they want but experts say that won't stop the aging problem at least not quickly they say demographic shifts are a complicated issue one that requires time and more policies to work together cherish you see GTM Jung jokanaan promise

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