china birth rate, china demographics, china economy, demographic dividend

Can Xi Jinping Revive China’s Demographic Dividend? The Secret Behind ‘Common Prosperity’

On January 17, China’s National Bureau of Statistics released economic and demographic data on China. This has impacted China’s demographic dividend. According to the data, in 2022, 9.56 million babies were born, and 10.41 million people died, which means that China’s population decreased by about 850,000 people, down to 1.41 billion, with a natural population ...

China Observer

People walking at the Bund in Shanghai, China.

Drought Losses in China Will Soar With Continuing Global Warming

Economic losses caused by drought losses in China may double if the global temperature rises by 1.5°C to 2.0°C above pre-industrial levels, with increasing drought intensity and areal coverage across China, a new economic assessment study by Chinese scientists found. The study, which was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences based on 30 ...

Troy Oakes

Desolation in the desert.