Census: China's 1.34 billion are more urban, older

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The results of a national census conducted late last year show the proportion of elderly people in the country of 1.34 billion jumped, while that of young people plunged sharply. The census results, announced Thursday, also show that half the population now lives in cities.

BEIJING, April 28 -- China's population has increased to 1.37 billion, including 1.3397 billion on the mainland, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.The new population figure for t...   Full Story

Miscellaneous | Apr 28, 2011 AM | Related China Story:Census

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