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Population
Mid-2018  
End-2018 #
Population ('000)   
7 451.0  
7 482.5  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.8  
0.9 #
Male population ('000)   
3 410.3  
3 419.9  
Female population ('000)   
4 040.7  
4 062.6  
Domestic Households
10/2018 - 12/2018  
11/2018 - 1/2019  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 573.9  
2 578.1  
Average domestic household size   
2.8  
2.8  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
49.1  
49.2  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
32.0  
31.9  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
63.8  
64.0  
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  
47.0 #
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
-0.2  
+0.4 #
Number of marriages ('000)   
51.8  
49.7 #
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
+3.6  
-4.1 #
# 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 19 Feb 2019 13 Aug 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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