China conducted its seventh national population census in November and December, and a huge range of personal and household information pertaining to age, education, occupation, migration and marital status of people living in the world’s most populous nation was gathered. Photo: Getty Images)
China conducted its seventh national population census in November and December, and a huge range of personal and household information pertaining to age, education, occupation, migration and marital status of people living in the world’s most populous nation was gathered. Photo: Getty Images)
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s population census data has become the worst-kept state secret

  • China’s statistics agency said last week that the country’s population still grew in 2020, refuting a report of a historic drop
  • But China’s statisticians have yet to confirm when they will release the results of the key once-in-a-decade census

China conducted its seventh national population census in November and December, and a huge range of personal and household information pertaining to age, education, occupation, migration and marital status of people living in the world’s most populous nation was gathered. Photo: Getty Images)
China conducted its seventh national population census in November and December, and a huge range of personal and household information pertaining to age, education, occupation, migration and marital status of people living in the world’s most populous nation was gathered. Photo: Getty Images)
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