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Latest Statistics

Population
Mid-2016  
End-2016 #
Population ('000)   
7 336.6  
7 374.9  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.6  
0.9 #
Male population ('000)   
3 375.4  
3 388.8  
Female population ('000)   
3 961.2  
3 986.1  
Domestic Households
12/2016 - 2/2017  
1/2017 - 3/2017  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 510.4  
2 512.0  
Average domestic household size   
2.8  
2.8  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
49.8  
49.3  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
31.9  
31.8  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
65.0  
64.3  
Vital Events
2015  
2016  
Number of births ('000)   
59.9  
60.8 #
Number of births (yoy%)   
-3.9  
+1.6 #
Number of deaths ('000)   
46.1  
46.9 #
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
+2.3  
+1.7 #
Number of marriages ('000)   
51.6  
49.5 #
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
-8.6  
-4.1 #
# Provisional figures.
^ Figures refer to growth between same reference time-point of preceding year and designated year. 

Press Release Series

Latest Release Date Upcoming Release Date
Population Figures 27 Feb 2017 10 Aug 2017 
2016 Population By-census activities 27 Feb 2017 -
Women and Men in Hong Kong - Key Statistics 28 Jul 2016 -
Population Projections 25 Sep 2015 -
Demographic Trends in Hong Kong 28 Dec 2012 -
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