The Chinese census has been released, and the population now stands at 1.34 billion, many of whom no longer want to stay home and work on the farm. From Reuters:
The census released on Thursday showed the population in China, the world’s second biggest economy, grew by 5.84 percent from the 1.27 billion in the last census in 2000 and to a level that was smaller than the 1.4 billion some demographers had projected.
The results also showed China is fast urbanizing and becoming
April 27, 2011 11:02 PM