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China’s Population Will Not Break 1.39 Bn In The 12th Five-year Plan Period

Source: PRC Government, ChinaScope Financial (Data)

+ According to an announcement made by the Central Government on April 10, China aims to continue keeping population growth under control during the 12th Five-year Plan period.

+ During this period the average annual population growth rate should be below 7.2‰, and the total population not exceed 1.39 billion. In terms of population distribution, the urbanization rate is estimated to increase by about 4 percentage points.

ChinaScope Financial's forecast shows population of 1.35 Bn in 2012