Beijing is adamant to implement new policies to overcome a labour shortage facing the economy as growth slows. Photo: ReutersBeijing is adamant to implement new policies to overcome a labour shortage facing the economy as growth slows. Photo: Reuters
Beijing is adamant to implement new policies to overcome a labour shortage facing the economy as growth slows. Photo: Reuters

China will have 211m fewer workers by 2050, official says

Estimate of 23 per cent drop is bigger than previous forecasts by global consultancies

Beijing is adamant to implement new policies to overcome a labour shortage facing the economy as growth slows. Photo: ReutersBeijing is adamant to implement new policies to overcome a labour shortage facing the economy as growth slows. Photo: Reuters
Beijing is adamant to implement new policies to overcome a labour shortage facing the economy as growth slows. Photo: Reuters
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