China undercounted number of children born in 2000 to 2010 by 11.6 mln

The difference could be the result of some parents failing to register births


(Photo: Bloomberg)

China undercounted the number of children born in 2000 to 2010 by at least 11.6 million — equivalent to Belgium’s current population — partly because of its stringent one-child policy.

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First Published: Nov 25 2021 | 1:35 AM IST

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