China’s census is key to gauging changes in the size and diversity of the population. Photo: AP
China’s census is key to gauging changes in the size and diversity of the population. Photo: AP

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What is China’s 2020 census, and why is it important?

  • China conducted its seventh national population census in November and December 2020
  • Held once a decade, it will be crucial to future economic and social planning

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China’s census is key to gauging changes in the size and diversity of the population. Photo: AP
China’s census is key to gauging changes in the size and diversity of the population. Photo: AP
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