China Population is Not Shrinking Yet

China has said that its population did not drop in 2020. China had about 10-12 million births in 2020 and likely had just short of 10 million deaths. China has reported 9.4 to 9.8 million annual deaths for the last few years.

China’s annual census showed 1.4 billion people in China at the end of 2019. Zhang Zhiwei, a Shenzhen-based economist at Pinpoint Asset Management said “It is possible that China’s population is still growing but that the growth rate was overestimated in the period from 2011 to 2019.

China still has not released the 2020 census figures which were previously scheduled for release at the beginning of April.

SOURCES – Bloomberg, Reuters
Written By Brian Wang,