China’s Population Declines for First Time in Over Six Decades

China said Tuesday that in 2022 its population declined for the first time in more than six decades, a change that may have implications for the world economy.The population of mainland China fell by 850,000 last year, to 1.411 billion, according to the country’s National Bureau of Statistics.
The country’s birth rate was 6.77 per thousand, below the death rate of 7.37 per thousand. For comparison, in the United …

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