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Does China Have Enough People?

The Economist looks at new Chinese census data, and asks an unusual question: Does China have enough people? The question might seem absurd. The country has long been famous both for having the world’s largest population...

China Population Growth Slows

Recent statistics show modest increases in the Chinese population since last year. From CBC News: The figure of 1.3410 billion, which is preliminary and based on a sample survey, shows China added about 6.3 million people last...

Economic census reveals China’s hidden businesses – Richard McGregor

From The Financial Times: China has completed its first national economic census, an epic statistical survey involving 10m data collectors sent across the country to register large hubs of business not picked up in conventional reporting. The census should also help improve the quality of Chinese economic statistics which, after years of criticism and promises […]

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