Wang Feng, a University of California, Irvine scholar who is recognised as one of the leading experts on Chinese demographics, said the combination of these trends would place a monumental strain on the nation’s resources in the coming years and had the potential to radically alter its social, economic and political landscape.

For the full story, please visit https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/24/grey-wall-china-rudong-town-frontline-looming-ageing-crisis.

 

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