Beijing has endorsed a number of new policies to boost births, including allowing couples to have up to three children in August last year. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing has endorsed a number of new policies to boost births, including allowing couples to have up to three children in August last year. Photo: Xinhua

China population: district announces childcare allowance to help turn the tide on birth crisis

  • Longwan district in Wenzhou wants to give families who have two children 500 yuan (US$74) per month for each one under three years old
  • Demographers say China needs more policies to help cover the costs of childbirth, education and the impact of having kids on career development

Beijing has endorsed a number of new policies to boost births, including allowing couples to have up to three children in August last year. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing has endorsed a number of new policies to boost births, including allowing couples to have up to three children in August last year. Photo: Xinhua
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