Parliament: Malaysians should have more children, says Rohani

  • Nation
  • Monday, 25 May 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians should have more children - ideally three or four in a family, to address the projected shrinking population, says Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim (pic).

She said the average fertility rate of Malaysians in 2012 was 2.1 children but this was expected to drop to 1.91 children in 2020, according to the United Nations’ projection for Malaysia.

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