Growing old in China in the age of abundance
- March 17, 2022
- Wang Feng, sociology, Think Global Health, March 17, 2022
Wang Feng, UCI professor of sociology writes, “That picture of China—of rapid population growth and worsening material scarcity—has been turned upside down completely during the past half-century. China is now a land of abundance. Instead of doubling in size, it has effectively entered an extended era of population decline. Its population age structure has moved away from a bottom-heavy one with numerous young people and fewer seniors, to a top-heavy one with an increasingly larger share of the population over the age of 65.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.thinkglobalhealth.org/article/growing-old-china-age-abundance.