China’s Fertility Rate Could Become Lowest Globally

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
August 25, 2021China in Focus

China’s fertility rate is on track to becoming the lowest in the world. That’s according to Chinese state-run media global times. In 2020 the country’s fertility rate was 1.3 children per woman. It’s the first time the rate has fallen below 1.5 since a nationwide census ten years ago.

China in Focus Weekly Newsletter
Find out what's really going on in China
By registering for the newsletter, you agree to the Privacy Policy.