One-Child Policy: Law Still in Effect,But Police,Judges Fired. China’s government told reporters Monday that it will maintain its family planning regime and hold steadfast to the one-child policy because the country faces mounting resource pressures from the high demands of its 1.34 billion citizens. Yet the announcement came just a day …
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Why does China still have a one child policy?
Even with the one child policy鈥攁s a result of the high birth rate a generation before鈥擟hina still has one million more births than deaths every five weeks. The Chinese State Council launched the policy in 1979, 鈥渟o the rate of population growth may be brought under control as soon as possible.鈥?/div>China’s one child policy
How many children can a Chinese family have?
Despite this success, in 1980 the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched an even more demanding and coercive campaign that attempted for the next thirty-five years to limit Chinese families to having only one child.
Is China鈥檚 fertility rate declining?
Between 1952 and 1979, the Chinese total fertility rate fell from 6.5 to 2.75, and today all age groups and social classes prefer to have two children or fewer. Some western commentators believe China over-reacted, whereas others emphasise that even small changes in the timing of a decline in fertility are important.