Even fewer children are expected to be born in China this year. Photo: AFP Even fewer children are expected to be born in China this year. Photo: AFP
Even fewer children are expected to be born in China this year. Photo: AFP

China offers baby bonuses, with births on track for new low in 2021

  • Authorities dangle a range of support to defray education and child care costs
  • But officials caution that fertility decisions are complex and the short-term goal is to smooth out the decline in births

Topic |   China’s population policy
Even fewer children are expected to be born in China this year. Photo: AFP Even fewer children are expected to be born in China this year. Photo: AFP
Even fewer children are expected to be born in China this year. Photo: AFP
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