Young Chinese are becoming more reluctant to get married and have children due to fast-changing socioeconomic conditions. Photo: AFP
Young Chinese are becoming more reluctant to get married and have children due to fast-changing socioeconomic conditions. Photo: AFP

China launches new maternity, marital survey in bid to staunch population loss

  • A total of 20,000 Chinese aged 20-44 across 100 counties, districts and cities will take part in the new survey
  • The questionnaire revolves around childbirth plans and problems with policies concerning marriage and starting a family

Young Chinese are becoming more reluctant to get married and have children due to fast-changing socioeconomic conditions. Photo: AFP
Young Chinese are becoming more reluctant to get married and have children due to fast-changing socioeconomic conditions. Photo: AFP
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