China 's One Child Policy Essay

1599 Words May 14th, 2015 7 Pages
China being the most populated country in the world, makes having the One Child Policy easy to keep it from getting overpopulated and crowded. The one child policy was formally instituted 35 years ago on September 25, 1980. All over the world, many people get to choose the size of their family, as for china they are restricted by different beliefs of children. Populations are still rising rapidly for china but they are making an effort by attempting to enforce this policy. There are good things and bad things about this policy such as population, adoption and multiple births.
Population is a big problem in china, the population in 1990 was estimated to be 1.87%, in 2000 it was 0.68 and the population was starting to go down. The year of 2015, the population rate is known to be 0.61. In China, Han Chinese makes up 91% of the population. In Han China couples are allowed to try and have another child if the first one is a girl. China’s sex ratio of boys and girls come to be 113 boys to 100 girls. The peaking point in China is said to be in 2030 with .06. They are working to lower the birth rates. The policy has said to reduced births to about 400 million since 1970.
Women in China have a 50/50 chance to have a boy or a girl. Couples usually accept the first child weather it is a boy or girl but there are many things in the one child policy that can make that complicated. The couples may have a child but if they were to have another child, they would have to make sure the…

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