Free Trend Report Free 2019 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book. Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

Japan Proposes Paying Families to Have More Children

 - Sep 6, 2009
References: cnn
The new ruling Democratic Party of Japan has proposed paying $3,400 annually for every child they have. The plan would help balance out the age of population (a quarter of the population is older than 65) and also increase the birth rate which is one of the lowest in the world.

Many citizens of Japan have been encouraged by this proposal to have more children, and I think the world would be doing itself a disservice by not encouraging the Japanese to pop out some more of these cute little guys.