China’s working-age population will fall 23% by 2050

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Breaking News, Population Control

The number of working age people in China is set to fall to 700 million by 2050 – a decline of nearly a quarter, according to a government spokesman. The working-age population has been in decline since 2012, with the number of people aged 16-59 predicted to be 830 million in 2030. The demographic is expected to decline sharply after this, by 7.6 million on average each year from 2030 to 2050, said Li Zhong, from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. An...

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Mercatornet: Unprecedented Population Reversal

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Breaking News, Population Control

Late last week Joseph Chamie, an independent consulting demographer and a former director of the United Nations Population Division, wrote an interesting opinion piece entitled ‘The historic reversal of populations’. The “historic reversal” to which Chamie refers is the demographic turning point when children in a population become fewer than its elderly. He writes: Throughout human history children were substantially more numerous than the elderly. Even a half century ago,...

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First Time in Human History': People 65 and Older Will Outnumber Children Under 5

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Population Control

(CNSNews.com) – Sometime in the next four years the global population of human beings who are 65 and older will surpass those under 5 for the first time, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. “For the first time in human history, people aged 65 and older will outnumber children under age 5,” says the report, entitled “An Aging World: 2015.” “This crossing is just around the corner, before 2020,” says the report. “These two age groups will then...

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Population Growth & Decline

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Population Control

FOR decades, the Philippine population growth rate was estimated at averaging 2.5 percent a year. Although it declined to 1.9 percent between 2000 and 2010, the population growth was seen as a serious problem by some sectors, a critical factor that was hindering efforts to alleviate pervasive poverty in the country. In 2012, Congress enacted Republic Act 10354 providing for a national policy on responsible parenthood and reproductive health. It included the provision of...

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Draconian One-Child Policy Has Left China With Massive Sex Ratio Imbalance

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Natural Family Planning, Population Control

With all the talk surrounding International Women’s Day this week, it is important to remember the many women of China. Innumerable Chinese women have been denied the right to have children, and many others have been denied the most fundamental right of all: the right to take their first breath and live. China currently has a population made up of an estimated 33 million more men than women. China currently has a population made up of an estimated 33 million more men than...

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