BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): The Total Ferility Rate (TFR) in Thailand has dropped to 1.51 children per woman or below 600,000 newborns per year, Prof Kamthorn Pruksananonda, from the Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, said recently.
According to the World Health Organisation, the TFR level should stand at 2.1. If it is lower than that then there will be two problems: A quickly ageing society and an influx of migrant workers.
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