China had more than 158.31 million people aged over 65, or 11.4 per cent of the total population, at the end of last year. Photo: EPA

Is China going down the same path as Japan with its ageing population?

Decline in new births, a shrinking labour force and more people over 65 could drag down economic growth in the long run, researchers warn

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China had more than 158.31 million people aged over 65, or 11.4 per cent of the total population, at the end of last year. Photo: EPA
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