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Japan's is playing Cupid to try and encourage more to have babies. Japan has one of the birth rates in the world and politicians are trying methods to get people to have children. One of these methods is matchmaking by local authorities. Japan's government will support government projects for dating, matchmaking and other ways to coax couples to get together. The call for intensive efforts over the next five years. Japan faces a " situation" in which an ageing society could cause social problems.

One for Japan's falling birth rate is the high of raising children. The government hopes a variety of measures will help this. These include plans for nursery care, help with fertility , and an increase in the number of fathers taking leave to 80% by the year 2020. There are also to give more support to families with three or more children. By 2060, nearly 40% of Japan’s population will be over 65. They make up 25% of the population. The birth has fallen from 4.54 children per mother in 1947 to 1.42 in 2014.

 
 

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