Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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China’s birth rate at record low in 2021

Beijing has been grappling with a looming demographic crisis amid a rapidly ageing workforce, slowing economy and the country's weakest population growth in decades.

US population growth slows to lowest rate ever amid pandemic

For the 12 months ended July 1, the population of the US grew by 392,665 or just 0.1%, 'the lowest rate since the nation's founding,' according to the Census Bureau.

Birth rate drops to lowest in decades amid pandemic

The number of live births has also seen a decrease to its lowest level in a decade.

Singapore egg-freezing ban forces women to head overseas

Many are heading to Malaysia, Thailand and Australia for the procedure.

Virus-induced baby boom more likely to be baby bust, says doctor

Specialist Dr John Teo plays down expectations of an increase in birth rate brought on by the Covid-19 lockdown.

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