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    Chengdu Population Rises to 11.03 Million

    By midnight of December 31 last year, Chengdu recorded a total population of 11.03 million, a figure based on the number of permanent residence registrations. That is a population increase of over 210,000 compared to the beginning of 2006. According to the Chengdu Population and Family Planning Commission, there were about 73,000 newborn babies last year, which continued to demonstrate a low birth rate level. It is predicted that the city will face the fourth baby boom as children from the third baby boom period (1985-1990) reach the marriage age. From the Chengdu Weekly, February 11, 2007.