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Chart: China’s Net Population Growth Hits 60-year Low

The world’s most populous country had 10.62 million babies born last year, a birth rate of 7.52 per 1,000 people, according to data (link in Chinese) from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The birthrate was the lowest since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.

The country’s total population grew by a net 480,000 last year to slightly over 1.41 billion, the mildest growth in 60 years, NBS data showed.

Source : Caixin

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