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Population
End-2018  
Mid-2019 #
Population ('000)   
7 486.4  
7 524.1  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
1.0  
1.0 #
Male population ('000)   
3 421.1  
3 432.7  
Female population ('000)   
4 065.3  
4 091.4  
Domestic Households
6/2019 - 8/2019  
7/2019 - 9/2019  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 639.8  
2 644.6  
Average domestic household size   
2.8  
2.8  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
49.8  
49.9  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
31.7  
31.6  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
65.4  
65.6  
Vital Events
2017  
2018  
Number of births ('000)   
56.5  
53.7  
Number of births (yoy%)   
-7.1  
-5.0  
Number of deaths ('000)   
46.8  
47.4  
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
-0.2  
+1.2  
Number of marriages ('000)   
51.8  
49.3  
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
+3.6  
-4.8  
# 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 2019 18 Feb 2020 
Women and Men in Hong Kong - Key Statistics 26 Jul 2019 -
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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