A crackdown by the Beijing government on migrant workers appears to be working as the city’s population is forecast to fall this year. Photo: Handout

Beijing’s population set to fall as government’s efforts to trim migrant numbers pay dividends

Number of long-term residents rose by just 24,000 in 2016 to 21.7 million, according to university report

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A crackdown by the Beijing government on migrant workers appears to be working as the city’s population is forecast to fall this year. Photo: Handout
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