Why Isan’s dip in birth rate matters

Why Isan's dip in birth rate matters - Bangkok Post, December 8, 2005
...In just one generation, the demographics in Isan have gone from six to 10 child families to one and two child families. And some of these, who are ready to be the next parents, are electing not to go down that path. The long-held belief that Isan will supply our country with all of our manual labour requirements is disappearing in just one generation. The repercussions both within Isan and beyond is enormous...
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