Beijing: marriages in china It fell in 2022 to its lowest level since registration began, local news agency Yicai reported Sunday, continuing a steady decline over the past decade although the total number of marriages may have been affected by the strictness. Covid lockdowns.
Data published on the website of the Ministry of Civil Affairs showed that 6.83 million couples completed their marriage registration last year, down about 8,00,000 from the previous year. The drop in the number of sympathetic couples, which came after pandemic restrictions that kept tens of millions confined to their homes or compounds for weeks last year, comes as authorities grapple with a falling birth rate and a declining population.
in 2022 population of china It fell for the first time in six decades, a drop that is expected to mark the beginning of a long period of declining population numbers with profound repercussions for its economy. China’s birth rate fell last year to 6.77 births per thousand people, the lowest on record, from 7.52 in 2021. China will get old before it gets rich, warn China’s demographers. To encourage marriage and boost the country’s dwindling birth rate, China said last month it would launch pilot projects in more than 20 cities to create a “new era” culture of marriage and childbearing. Some provinces also grant the newlyweds extended paid marriage leave.


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