China population

Birth rate declines in China, may fall below 10 million annually

China could see its number of births slide below 10 million annually in the next five years if the government does not quickly abolish its policy of limiting families to two children, an expert was quoted in domestic media as saying.

Apr 19, 2021, 15:27 PM IST

BJP's Giriraj Singh bats for law for population control

BJP's Giriraj Singh calls for a law if people are not ready for family planning in India. He said we must learn a lesson from China wherein every minute 9 children produced while in India this rate is 33 births per minute and it should be stopped by law.

Feb 12, 2020, 21:44 PM IST

India projected to surpass China as world's most populous country in 8 years: UN report

India is expected to add nearly 273 million people between now and 2050. 

Jun 18, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

How China's two-child policy can be unforgiving to parents of three

There is a growing demand in the country for a more lenient two-child policy even as reports suggest the country could be forced to remove all restrictions.

Feb 13, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Indian economy poses major challenges: Chinese think tank

India`s competitive economy may pose a challenge to China which may become an "unfortunate bystander" watching India succeed if it didn`t develop a more effective growth strategy, a Chinese think-tank has warned.

May 11, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

2 million couples apply for second child in China last year

About two million Chinese couples had applied to have a second child last year before the government officially junked its over three and half decades old controversial one-child policy, official media said on Thursday.

Jul 21, 2016, 18:09 PM IST

China`s population to grow 45 million by 2020: Plan

A draft five-year plan projected that China's population would grow to "around 1.42 billion" by 2020.

Mar 05, 2016, 09:30 AM IST

China's two-child policy evokes poor response from couples

People are vocal in expressing reluctance to have a second child and the policy has also evoked poor response.

Nov 17, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Chinese family fined $1.10 lakh for violating one-child policy

A Chinese family with seven children has been slapped with a hefty fine of USD 110,180 for violating the country's controversial one-child policy, resurfacing concerns over the stringent family planning policy that was relaxed recently.

Oct 09, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

China denies full roll back of one-child policy

China Friday denied that it would completely roll back its three decades old one-child policy and permit all couples to have two children from next month.

Apr 10, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

China under pressure to cover costs of ageing population

The number will increase by 10 million every year until 2025, making it the fastest increase in Chinese history.

Jun 24, 2013, 18:46 PM IST

China to have 600 mn middle-class people by 2020

China is the world's most populous country, with a population of 1.3 billion.

Nov 04, 2012, 17:54 PM IST

`Change China`s one-child policy to avert demographic crisis`

As China headed for once-in-a-decade leadership change, pressure mounted on the ruling Communist Party to change its one-child policy.

Oct 31, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

China's urban population outnumbers rural

The number of people living in cities for the first time exceeded those living in the rural areas by the end of last year, the China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Jan 17, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

Experts challenge China`s 1-child population claim

Many demographers deny that China`s one-child policy curbed 400 million births.

Oct 27, 2011, 13:41 PM IST

Population set to cross 100 million in Chinese province

Henan is set to become first province in China with more than 100 million people later this month, giving it a population size similar to the Philippines.

Jul 13, 2010, 14:26 PM IST