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China's population forecast to peak at 1.44bn in 2029

'Unstoppable' decline to begin following year, say government researchers

Visitors throng the Bund, Shanghai's waterfront, on the second day of the "Golden Week" holiday on Oct. 2, 2018.    © Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -- China's population is set to reach a peak of 1.442 billion in 2029 and start a long period of "unstoppable" decline in 2030, government scholars said in a research report published on Friday.

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