Qassem Ali-Loui, a farmer from Azerbaijan province, holds the record of having Iran's largest family, with 19 children.Photo: SCMP PictureQassem Ali-Loui, a farmer from Azerbaijan province, holds the record of having Iran's largest family, with 19 children.Photo: SCMP Picture
Qassem Ali-Loui, a farmer from Azerbaijan province, holds the record of having Iran's largest family, with 19 children.Photo: SCMP Picture

Iran’s plunging birth rate causes serious concerns for economic future

In one generation, Iran has been hit by one of the most rapid declines in fertility ever recorded

Qassem Ali-Loui, a farmer from Azerbaijan province, holds the record of having Iran's largest family, with 19 children.Photo: SCMP PictureQassem Ali-Loui, a farmer from Azerbaijan province, holds the record of having Iran's largest family, with 19 children.Photo: SCMP Picture
Qassem Ali-Loui, a farmer from Azerbaijan province, holds the record of having Iran's largest family, with 19 children.Photo: SCMP Picture
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