China is facing huge challenges with its new births in decline and a quarter of the population expected to be aged over 60 by 2030. Photo: AFP

China’s ageing population problem worsens as birth and marriage rates fall

Demographer puts lower birth rate down to a drop in the number of women at childbearing age

Topic |   Ageing society

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China is facing huge challenges with its new births in decline and a quarter of the population expected to be aged over 60 by 2030. Photo: AFP
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