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China says population shrank for first time in over 60 years

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China's Commissioner for the National Bureau of Statistics, Kang Yi, says the country's population shrank last year for the first time in more than six decades. "By the end of 2022, the national population was 1.41 billion people, a decrease of 0.85 million over that at the end of 2021."

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