The Financial Times reported earlier this week that the latest census figures were expected to show nation’s population slipping to less than 1.4 billion. Photo: Getty Images
The Financial Times reported earlier this week that the latest census figures were expected to show nation’s population slipping to less than 1.4 billion. Photo: Getty Images

China says population grew last year, refuting Financial Times report of first decline in nearly 60 years

  • The Financial Times reported earlier this week that the latest census figures were expected to show nation’s population slipping to less than 1.4 billion
  • A drop in China’s population would be the first since a two-year decline in 1960-61 due to the impact of the Great Famine

The Financial Times reported earlier this week that the latest census figures were expected to show nation’s population slipping to less than 1.4 billion. Photo: Getty Images
The Financial Times reported earlier this week that the latest census figures were expected to show nation’s population slipping to less than 1.4 billion. Photo: Getty Images
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