China’s Population Is Shrinking And Creating Opportunities For AI

Reda Farran

6 days ago5:17 mins

China’s Population Is Shrinking And Creating Opportunities For AI

According to the latest data, there were just 1.41 billion people living in China at the end of last year – some 850,000 fewer than at the end of 2021. It was the first decline in the country’s population in over six decades – and the start of a trend that experts expect to continue for some time. Here’s how it’s likely to impact demand for artificial intelligence (AI) and how to turn that into an investment opportunity.

How did China’s population end up shrinking?

The short answer: fewer births and more deaths. There were just 9.56 million babies born in China last year – the fewest since at least 1950, despite efforts by the government to encourage families to have more children. Meanwhile, there were 10.41 million deaths in

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