Population Events in China

Main

Population Explosion called "Baby Boom"

1949 - 1950

Drought and Flood causing 2 million deaths

1958 - 1961

Chinese Government wanted families to have fewer children

1970 - 1971

One Child Policy was introduced

1979 - 1980

China allowed adoption

1992 - 1993

Shanghai allowed divorcees who re-marry to have a 2nd child with no penalties

2004 - 2005

National Population & Family Commission stated 1 Child Policy for 10 more years

2008 - 2009

Chinese families may be allowed to have a second child in future

2012 - 2013