Demographers estimate that between 20 to 34 million more boys than girls were born in the past three decades. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Boys to vastly outnumber girls in China for years: population official

Although the boy-girl birth ratio has been falling, maintaining that momentum will become more difficult

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Demographers estimate that between 20 to 34 million more boys than girls were born in the past three decades. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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Zhuang Pinghui

Zhuang Pinghui

Based in Beijing, Zhuang Pinghui joined the Post in 2004 to report on China. She covers a range of issues including policy, healthcare, culture and society.