China’s demographic divisions are getting deeper
- September 21, 2017
- Wang Feng, sociology, The Economist, Sept. 21, 2017
As a whole, China has too few young adults relative to the size of older generations, meaning it will not have enough workers to support its pensioners (or children) properly in the future ... Wang Feng, of the University of California, Irvine, dubs the problem “the Balkanisation of Chinese demography”.
For the full story, please visit https://www.economist.com/news/china/21729573-no-province-has-many-babies-some-shortfalls-are-much-worse-others-chinas-demographic.