Scrapping the one-child policy in 2015 has failed to arrest the demographic decline. Photo: Xinhua Scrapping the one-child policy in 2015 has failed to arrest the demographic decline. Photo: Xinhua
Scrapping the one-child policy in 2015 has failed to arrest the demographic decline. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese health authorities deny planning to end birth control restrictions

  • The National Health Commission said comments that three provinces would be allowed to adopt new policies did not mean it would end limits on family size
  • Currently families are limited to two children, but the end of the one-child policy has failed to stop birth rates falling

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Scrapping the one-child policy in 2015 has failed to arrest the demographic decline. Photo: Xinhua Scrapping the one-child policy in 2015 has failed to arrest the demographic decline. Photo: Xinhua
Scrapping the one-child policy in 2015 has failed to arrest the demographic decline. Photo: Xinhua
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