I add to this article this thought;
[…]For the first time in 40 years, China’s younger labor force dropped last year, which economists warn can be devastating for a developing country. “This makes China’s population look more like a developed country than a developing one, which is a key disadvantage in labor-intensive industries,” economist Ken Peng told the Financial Times.[…]
SO there is another element at work in the population story. The Chinese have already installed ROBOTS to replace human labor;
http://singularityhub.com/2012/11/12/1-million-robots-to-replace-1-million-human-jobs-at-foxconn-first-robots-have-arrived/ Written By: David J. Hill
1 Million Robots To Replace 1 Million Human Jobs At Foxconn? First Robots Have Arrived.
[…]While consumers began to complain in response to media coverage over working conditions, prompting Apple to hire an audit of the factories, Foxconn’s President Terry Gou had another idea for dealing with labor concerns: replace people with robots. In fact, last year Gou said that the company would be aiming to replace 1 million Foxconn workers with robots within 3 years.[…]
MUCH MORE TO THIS………