New research suggests that China’s population will hit a high of 1.41 billion people in 2023. Photo: Xinhua

China’s population to peak in 2023, five years earlier than official estimates, new research shows

  • Findings suggest Beijing waited too long to abandon the one-child policy, founder of one of the firms behind the report says
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New research suggests that China’s population will hit a high of 1.41 billion people in 2023. Photo: Xinhua
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