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Population
End-2016  
Mid-2017 #
Population ('000)   
7 377.1  
7 389.5  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.9  
0.7 #
Male population ('000)   
3 389.8  
3 392.1  
Female population ('000)   
3 987.3  
3 997.4  
Domestic Households
3/2017 - 5/2017  
4/2017 - 6/2017  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 522.9  
2 531.2  
Average domestic household size   
2.8  
2.8  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
49.1  
48.9  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
32.0  
32.0  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
63.6  
63.0  
Vital Events
2015  
2016  
Number of births ('000)   
59.9  
60.9  
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  
50.0  
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
-8.6  
-3.1  
# 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 10 Aug 2017 -
Women and Men in Hong Kong - Key Statistics 27 Jul 2017 -
2016 Population By-census data 29 Jun 2017 -
2016 Population By-census activities 27 Feb 2017 -
Population Projections 25 Sep 2015 -
Demographic Trends in Hong Kong 28 Dec 2012 -
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