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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Why is birth rate falling in China? Let’s follow the money” – below is their description.
According to the seventh national census in China, birth rates have been falling across the country. There are many factors to this trend, for example the prohibitively high costs of marriage and child-rearing.CGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Census
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.
One of the world’s earliest preserved censuses was held in China in ad 2 during the Han Dynasty. The population was registered as having 57,671,400 individuals in 12,366,470 households.