Tag: birth rate

Musk Warns About Declining US Birth Rate: ‘We Just Need to Celebrate Having Kids’

Billionaire Elon Musk has again sounded an alarm over the country’s dwindling birthrate, saying people should “celebrate having kids.” The tech visionary has been for years warned that population collapse is the biggest threat to civilization, yet recently focused more on domestic underpopulation. “USA birth rate has been below min sustainable levels for ~50 years,”…


Falling Fertility Rates: Is China Doomed?

Commentary According to a recent article by Michael Schumann, a contributor to The Atlantic, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) lacks a long-term strategy. With falling fertility rates, the Party is facing an existential crisis. Furthermore, Party members have no idea how to combat it. “The country is getting old, and quickly,” writes Schuman, and the…


More Than an Exodus: Dropping Birth Rates Threaten California’s Future

As California’s population drops due to a mass exodus of residents escaping high taxes, exorbitant housing costs, and increasing homelessness, there’s another factor that’s been quietly contributing to the downturn: the declining birth rate. Data shows that while the Golden State’s population continues to grow old, young adults are having fewer kids. John Moorlach, a…


What’s Behind China’s New 3-Child Policy?

Commentary The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) recently announced its decision to allow married couples to have up to three children, a major policy shift from the two-child limit. The new policy comes as China’s birth rate has significantly declined while its aging population continues to increase. Such an absurd decision is unprecedented in the world. What…


US Sees Fewest Births Since 1979: CDC Report

The United States in 2020 saw the lowest number of births since 1979 and an ongoing decline in birth rates, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency estimated some 3.6 million babies were born in the country in 2020—down 4 percent from 2019. This marks the lowest number of births…


China Postpones Release of 2020 Population Data, Facing Possible Population Collapse: Experts

The National Bureau of Statistics of the Communist Party of China stated at a press conference on Jan. 18 that it would be postponing the release of China’s birth data for 2020. But according to data released by some local governments, the mainland’s population appears to be declining, and at an alarming rate in some areas…