Geogrpahy Population Policy-China

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What was the policiy put in place in China to reduce the population?
China's one child policy
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what were the issues with China's One Child Policy?
It lead to a gender imbalance, an increase in sex crimes. The child was spoilt leading to the boys, creating little emporer syndrome. Also female infanticide.
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When was the policy put in place?
1979
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why was the policy put in place?
The population in 1979 was around 1.3 billion and was continuing to grow. They needed the population to decrease.
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What were the incentives of the policy?
long maternity, free education and health care and tax breaks.
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What were the disincentives of the policy?
You would get fined, educational fees, loss of job, sent to prision, pay extra tax and pay for any care needed.
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What was the fertility rate in 1979? What is the fertility rate today?
5.8 in 1979 and today around 1.8.
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Did the policy work?
yes
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