China’s population may peak next year, state media says
- April 28, 2021
- Wang Feng, sociology, Bloomberg, April 28, 2021
Wang Feng, [sociology professor] at the University of California Irvine, said the
census usually undercounts new births in the year it is conducted, for a range of
reasons connected with the fact it is carried out door-to-door during the course of
a calendar year. A smaller-scale survey is also conducted to estimate the rate of
under-counting and adjust the number upwards to produce a more reliable population
estimate, he added.
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