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China’s population grew at its slowest pace in decades, according to government data released on Tuesday.
The average annual growth rate was 0.53% over the past 10 years, down from a rate of 0.57% between 2000 and 2010 – bringing the population to 1.41bn.
The results add pressure on Beijing to boost measures for couples to have more babies and avert a population decline.BBC News YouTube Channel
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