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Population
Mid-2019  
End-2019 #
Population ('000)   
7 507.4  
7 500.7  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.8  
0.2 #
Male population ('000)   
3 423.0  
3 415.2  
Female population ('000)   
4 084.4  
4 085.5  
Domestic Households
12/2019 - 2/2020  
1/2020 - 3/2020  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 652.4  
2 646.7  
Average domestic household size   
2.7  
2.7  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
51.0  
51.4  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
31.7  
31.5  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
67.2  
68.0  
Vital Events
2018  
2019  
Number of births ('000)   
53.7  
52.9 #
Number of births (yoy%)   
-5.0  
-1.5 #
Number of deaths ('000)   
47.4  
48.5 #
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
+1.2  
+2.4 #
Number of marriages ('000)   
49.3  
44.5 #
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
-4.8  
-9.8 #
# 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 18 Feb 2020 13 Aug 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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