Most Chinese families have just one child. They are adhering to a policy championed by Deng Xiaoping, after the nation’s population nearly doubled in 30 years. But now the economic impact of an ageing China is being felt, with repercussions for the gender ratio, elderly care, family structures and workforce recruitment. Despite these signals of demographic doom, there is no sign of any change on the way.

CHINA is expanding rapidly. Its economic development has attracted the attention and awe of the world in the past three decades. But it now faces its biggest challenge - it may become old without becoming rich.

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 Barun S. Mitra
China's leaders were reacting to an unprecedented population boom - from 540 million to 960 million in just under 30 years
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