Annual data on Monday should show whether China’s total births and birth rate hit record lows in 2021. Photo: Shutterstock
Annual data on Monday should show whether China’s total births and birth rate hit record lows in 2021. Photo: Shutterstock

China population: 2021 birth data to offer fresh insight into demographic crisis

  • Annual data will show whether China’s number of births and birth rate hit record lows in 2021, and will give breakdowns in terms of age, gender and residence
  • Demographic figures from the National Bureau of Statistics also factor into the national economic performance report due on Monday

Annual data on Monday should show whether China’s total births and birth rate hit record lows in 2021. Photo: Shutterstock
Annual data on Monday should show whether China’s total births and birth rate hit record lows in 2021. Photo: Shutterstock
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