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Latest Statistics

Population
End-2015  
Mid-2016 #
Population ('000)   
7 324.8  
7 346.7  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.8  
0.6 #
Male population ('000)   
3 370.2  
3 375.0  
Female population ('000)   
3 954.6  
3 971.7  
Domestic Households
6/2016 - 8/2016  
7/2016 - 9/2016  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 508.4  
2 505.7  
Average domestic household size   
2.9  
2.9  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
50.8  
50.4  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
32.2  
32.1  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
66.3  
65.8  
Vital Events
2014  
2015  
Number of births ('000)   
62.3  
59.9  
Number of births (yoy%)   
+9.1  
-3.9  
Number of deaths ('000)   
45.1  
46.1  
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
+3.9  
+2.3  
Number of marriages ('000)   
56.5  
51.6  
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
+2.1  
-8.6  
# 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 11 Aug 2016 27 Feb 2017 
2016 Population By-census activities 15 Aug 2016 -
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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