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Latest Statistics

Population
End-2014  
Mid-2015 #
Population ('000)   
7 266.5  
7 298.6  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.6  
0.8 #
Male population ('000)   
3 353.2  
3 364.0  
Female population ('000)   
3 913.3  
3 934.6  
Domestic Households
3/2015 - 5/2015  
4/2015 - 6/2015  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 454.4  
2 463.4  
Average domestic household size   
2.9  
2.9  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
50.7  
50.3  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
32.4  
32.4  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
66.6  
65.7  
Vital Events
2013  
2014  
Number of births ('000)   
57.1  
62.3  
Number of births (yoy%)   
-37.7  
+9.1  
Number of deaths ('000)   
43.4  
45.1  
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
-1.2  
+3.9  
Number of marriages ('000)   
55.3  
56.5  
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
-8.6  
+2.1  
# 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 13 Aug 2015 -
Women and Men in Hong Kong - Key Statistics 30 Jul 2015 -
2016 Population By-census activities 15 Jul 2015 -
Demographic Trends in Hong Kong 28 Dec 2012 -
Population Projections 31 Jul 2012 -
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