These days versus the life of grandparents and great-grandparents having 7 or 8 children is different in households. Most families in the USA average around one, maybe three children. Did you read that China is now allowing couples to have up to three children to cope with their aging society? The number of working-age people in the world’s most popular country is falling too fast. This discovery led them to the decision to allow couples to have a third child if they want. Before this change, couples could have only two children due to the increase in their population.
It will come with “supportive measures, which will be conducive to improving our country’s population structure, fulfilling the country’s strategy of actively coping with an aging population and maintaining the advantage, endowment of human resources”, according to Xinhua news agency. China’s working population saw the slowest growth in decades, and this could pose a major threat to China’s ambitious economic goals. A 2020 census revealed that there were 12 million births which were down from 14.65 million in 2019 which is an 18% decrease.