#BizBeat Ep.125: Are fears over China’s population and labor force overblown?

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The results from the seventh national population census show the demographic change in the past decade. The fears over China’s population and labor force are overblown. China is aging, but with effective governance and a massive pool of skilled labor, the country’s changing demographics will not significantly impact the long-term dynamism of the Chinese economy. In this episode of #BizBeat, CGTN’s Michael Wang gives you reasons!

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    A census is the procedure of systematically enumerating, and acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. This term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include agricultural, traditional culture, business, supplies, and traffic censuses.

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