China Xinjiang Birthrates

Children play on a playground near security cameras at a public square in Aksu in western China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Xinjiang in far western China had the sharpest known decline in birthrates between 2017 and 2019 of any territory in recent history, according to a new analysis by an Australian think tank. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)