In the past the Communist Party of China would not of been concerned about its abortion-demographic imbalance. However, the PRC is finally realizing its dangers and it is phasing out its Family Planning Commission which is in charge of the One Child Policy. The country's workforce actually decreased last year and the problem is only going to get worse. The government realizes that demographic decline can create severe problems for country with a welfare state, something that the PRC is trying to establish. As the population ages there are fewer workers to pay into the system.
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After 2025 the PRC's population is actually assessed to start shrinking. Unless steps are taken to change that, that is the time period when China will begin to truly feel dying pains in its society and economy.