China fertility rate plummets

The Wall Street Journal reports that China’s total fertility rate fell to 1.09 last year, from 1.30 in 2020. I wrote in 2022 on China’s “doomed demographics.”  In 2016, when China scrapped its one-child policy, 18 million births were recorded. In 2022 the figure fell below 10 million.

The fertility rate of India is now 2.0.

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