China's One Child Policy - Coggle Diagram
China's One Child Policy
China’s population would have been 1.3 billion in 2001
Poverty is avoided. Therefore there would be enough resources (food, water, and energy) to provide for the population.
The Country now import less from other countries, the country will have more money that could be used for infrastructure, farms, factories
The country’s GDP would gradually increase, and the economy would be better.
Leading to a better standard of living, and the lower class would become middle class.
E.g A small city like Shenzhen, from a fishing village and became a mega city in just over two decades.
A lot of attention to single children.
They were treated like emperors and empresses.
This has created a generation of spoilt children
Affecting their future life
Has an impact on China's future work force - economically actives
Families who had a second child had to pay a fee.
Lots of Families was too poor to pay the fine
As they didn’t have enough money, they had other punishments
they lost their jobs, their land, their livestock, and their homes could even get destroyed.
Due to these punishments, the standards of living of many poor families have changed, and some families have lost everything
In other situations, their children were denied the rights and benefits of the state (education)
their children could have even been taken away from their
The One Child Policy created an imbalance in gender ratio
every 120 boys were born everyday and per 100 girls, this would create inequalities in the future.
men would have trouble finding a partner as there is more men
China prevented overpopulation
decrease in birth rate which will result with a decrease in the economically active
there will be more dependents
This policy cause loneliness amongst children
as the young generation grew up without a sibling cause a psychological shift in the minds of the children
This shift could affect China's future workforce not creating a steady workforce
not enough to replace the last as they might not be able to work as effectively
many mercenary homes for the elderly in Shanghai were struggling to find a steady and capable workforce to help the elderly.
It changed the place of a woman in Chinese society
families were restricted to one child, it changed the traditional role of girls and women in Chinese society
Families who invest into their children, allowing girls to go to school, receive vocational supports, and additional training opportunities that may not have been allowed or encouraged in the past.
This has allowed the quality of life for the average woman in China to increase dramatically over the past generation.
Increase of the work force of China as there are more woman as economically actives
Increase the Country's economy