The population of China: problems and strategy.

  title={The population of China: problems and strategy.},
  author={Philip Peng},
  journal={China population today},
  volume={9 4},
Rapid population growth and sustainable socioeconomic development, the wise use of resources and environmental protection are in conflict. China has 22% of the world's population on only 7% of the world's arable land. By the end of 1991 China's population had reached 1,158 billion, an increase of more than 100% since 1949. The census of 1990 indicated that people aged 0-12 represented 27.70% , people aged 15-59 represented 63.17%, people aged 60 and over represented 8.59%, and women of… CONTINUE READING

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