China's population has increased by 417m since 1979

1.5bn

1.0

1979

0.97bn people

in China as one-

child policy

introduced

2017

Population

1.39bn

0.5

0

1960

1980

2000

2016

1.5bn

1.0

1979

0.97bn people in China

as one-child policy

introduced

2017

Population

1.39bn

0.5

0

1960

1980

2000

2016