First: Retirement and Total Population Essay

Submitted By juliazxy2001
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Pages: 3

China should not continue one-family one-child policy In China, the slogans are seen everywhere: it’s good to have only one child; fewer children, you are happy throughout your life. They all propaganda one-child policy. Some people maintain it is necessary to enforce the one-family one-child policy in China since the large population has caused many social problems, such as unemployment, social resources and land shortage, crowded traffic, poor housing. However many more people think the policy should be terminated. I am one of them because I believe implementing the policy has brought about large waste of social funds, demographic drawbacks, heavy social pension burden and huge social dissatisfaction. First, carrying out one-child policy costs much social funds. In China. there are 300,000 officials to enforce the One-Child Policy and a total of 92 million members who help out with enforcement. Total population in Canada was at 34 million on January 1,2011. Members who enforce the policy in China are almost three times the total population of Canada. It needs tremendous social treasure to pay those people.
Governments put in large funding for the one-child policy. Take a community in Guangzhou as an example, it took it 200,000 yuan per year for implementing the policy. There are 168 communities. You do the math.
Furthermore, one-child policy has produced demographic defects. The first downside is demographic reverse elimination. People with high quality are less and less, while those with low quality are more and more. Why is that? The policy in cities are much lenient than in rural areas. people in cities who can bear only one child are better than those in rural areas who can have more than one child. Another defect is aged tendency of population. One-child policy has led to the result that youths increasingly decreased and the aged increased. According to the fifth census in China.the proportion of population aged 0-14 decreased by 4.8%, while the proportion of population aged above 65 increased by 1.39%.The aged tendency of population caused the next…