for the First time in 70 years, the population has shrunk China, according to an expert. In 2018, 2.5 million fewer children were in the people’s Republic to the world than a year earlier, although with an increase of 790.000 births had been expected, such as in the United States-based researchers Yi Fuxian said, citing its own calculations. The number of deaths was, therefore, in the case of 11.58 million. The population number had fallen to 1.27 million people.

Yi used for its collection accessible to the public in birth rates in cities and villages in China. With the Economists of the Su Jian of the Beijing University, he evaluated for a forthcoming research paper in addition, school enrollments, budget data, and government figures for the population survey.

2018 for the Chinese population as “a historic turning point,” said Yi. For the first time since the founding of the New China in 1949, the population will go back the number. The downward trend was no longer wömöglich undo, because the number of women in reproductive age and couples held back in the face of rising costs for education, health and Housing, with the founding of a family, warned Yi.