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Latest Statistics

Population
End-2017  
Mid-2018 #
Population ('000)   
7 413.1  
7 448.9  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.5  
0.8 #
Male population ('000)   
3 398.2  
3 410.2  
Female population ('000)   
4 014.9  
4 038.7  
Domestic Households
5/2018 - 7/2018  
6/2018 - 8/2018  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 574.7  
2 581.3  
Average domestic household size   
2.8  
2.8  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
49.0  
48.9  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
31.4  
31.5  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
63.8  
63.7  
Vital Events
2016  
2017  
Number of births ('000)   
60.9  
56.5  
Number of births (yoy%)   
+1.6  
-7.1  
Number of deaths ('000)   
46.9  
46.8  
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
+1.7  
-0.2  
Number of marriages ('000)   
50.0  
51.8  
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
-3.1  
+3.6  
# 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 14 Aug 2018 19 Feb 2019 
Women and Men in Hong Kong - Key Statistics 26 Jul 2018 -
2016 Population By-census data 9 Mar 2018 -
Demographic Trends in Hong Kong 28 Dec 2017 -
Population Projections 8 Sep 2017 -
2016 Population By-census activities 27 Feb 2017 -
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