• Industry: Global China Practice
  • Type: Business and industry issue, Publication series
  • Date: 7/31/2013

China's labor force: What happens when China's workers retire? 

Since opening up its economy some 30 years ago, China has grown to become second only to the US in terms of economic size – and its vast labor force has been one of the key drivers of this economic growth cycle. But what happens when the same labor force reaches retirement age?


This issue of China 360 examines China's current demographic shift as well as the potential impact on people and businesses operating in China, and identify possible solutions to mitigate the impact of the demographic changes that will take place in China.