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Latest Statistics

Population
End-2019  
Mid-2020 #
Population ('000)   
7 520.8  
7 509.2  
Population growth rate (%) ^   
0.5  
0.0 #
Male population ('000)   
3 431.8  
3 427.2  
Female population ('000)   
4 089.0  
4 082.0  
Domestic Households
2/2020 - 4/2020  
3/2020 - 5/2020  
Number of domestic households ('000)   
2 647.7  
2 643.6  
Average domestic household size   
2.7  
2.8  
Owner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)   
52.0  
51.0  
Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)
31.6  
31.6  
Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
68.8  
67.2  
Vital Events
2018  
2019  
Number of births ('000)   
53.7  
52.9  
Number of births (yoy%)   
-5.0  
-1.6  
Number of deaths ('000)   
47.4  
48.5 #
Number of deaths (yoy%)   
+1.2  
+2.4 #
Number of marriages ('000)   
49.3  
44.2  
Number of marriages (yoy%)   
-4.8  
-10.3  
# 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 2020 -
Women and Men in Hong Kong - Key Statistics 30 Jul 2020 -
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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