Caixin
Nov 03, 2016 06:26 PM

'Two-Child Policy' Not Enough to Halt China's Plunging Fertility Rates

China now has the lowest fertility rate of any country in the world, according to recent figures compiled by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Data published in the China Statistical Yearbook 2016 showed that China recorded a total fertility rate (TFR) of just 1.05 for 2015 — the lowest fertility rate of any country in the world. The TFR is the number of children a woman would be expected to have if she lived to the end of her childbearing years.

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