Thousands of private kindergartens in China went out of business in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low birth rates. Photo: Xinhua Thousands of private kindergartens in China went out of business in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low birth rates. Photo: Xinhua
Thousands of private kindergartens in China went out of business in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low birth rates. Photo: Xinhua

Over 5,200 private Chinese kindergartens went out of business in 2020

  • Experts and business owners blame a mix of the Covid-19 pandemic and China’s plummeting birth rate
  • The country has also tried to make preschools more public, to mixed results

Topic |   China education
Thousands of private kindergartens in China went out of business in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low birth rates. Photo: Xinhua Thousands of private kindergartens in China went out of business in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low birth rates. Photo: Xinhua
Thousands of private kindergartens in China went out of business in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low birth rates. Photo: Xinhua
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