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Office corrects Population Figure upwards

China’s National Bureau of Statistics has said that the country’s population already passed the 1.4 billion mark in 2017 – two years earlier than previously thought. The agency came to this conclusion after recalculating the figures based on last year’s census, which is only held every ten years, Japan’s Nikkei news agency reported. Errors were found in the sampling for the years 2011 to 2019″, Nikkei quotes the Chinese authority.

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