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More Problems in Chinese Demographics- Lots of Old Folks, Fewer Young

Posted by w_thames_the_d on May 2, 2011

China’s one child policy has had some negative effects on the country. No I am not addressing the moral vacuum caused by the abortion through beatings or even the forced abortion and or steralizations of many chinese but the fact that through these Christian like policies, the Chinese have left themselves shorthanded vz work force. The stat belows the dramatic decline in the workforce aged chohort in the years to come.

from here

The most troubling statistic released last week relates to the 0-14 group, the pool of future workers. The percentage in this bracket is now 16.6%, down a stunning 6.3% from 2000.”

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