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Population
Mid-2017  
End-2017 #
Population ('000)   
7 391.7  
7 409.8  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.8  
0.4 #
Male population ('000)   
3 392.5  
3 397.2  
Female population ('000)   
3 999.2  
4 012.6  
Domestic Households
1/2018 - 3/2018  
2/2018 - 4/2018  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 558.3  
2 555.9  
Average domestic household size   
2.8  
2.8  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
49.3  
49.2  
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 (%)
64.1  
64.0  
Vital Events
2016  
2017  
Number of births ('000)   
60.9  
56.6 #
Number of births (yoy%)   
+1.6  
-7.0 #
Number of deaths ('000)   
46.9  
46.6 #
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
+1.7  
-0.7 #
Number of marriages ('000)   
50.0  
50.9 #
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
-3.1  
+1.8 #
# 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 Feb 2018 14 Aug 2018 
2016 Population By-census data 9 Mar 2018 -
Demographic Trends in Hong Kong 28 Dec 2017 -
Population Projections 8 Sep 2017 -
Women and Men in Hong Kong - Key Statistics 27 Jul 2017 -
2016 Population By-census activities 27 Feb 2017 -
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