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Hong Kong Demographics Profile 2013

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Population7,182,724 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 11.3% (male 425,289/female 389,622)
15-24 years: 10.7% (male 398,475/female 372,250)
25-54 years: 48.4% (male 1,627,699/female 1,848,730)
55-64 years: 15.1% (male 538,854/female 547,690)
65 years and over: 14.4% (male 486,043/female 548,072) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 34.6 %
youth dependency ratio: 15.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 18.9 %
potential support ratio: 5.3 (2013)
Median agetotal: 44.5 years
male: 43.8 years
female: 45 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate0.39% (2013 est.)
Birth rate7.58 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate7.39 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate3.75 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 100% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.04% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.88 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.8 (2008 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 2.89 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.06 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 82.2 years
male: 79.47 years
female: 85.14 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate1.11 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate79.5% (2007)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS2,600 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 200 (2003 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Chinese/Hong Konger
adjective: Chinese/Hong Kong
Ethnic groupsChinese 93.6%, Filipino 1.9%, Indonesian 1.9%, other 2.6% (2011 census)
Religionseclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%
LanguagesCantonese (official) 89.5%, English (official) 3.5%, Putonghua (Mandarin) 1.4%, other Chinese dialects 4%, other 1.6% (2011 census)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
total population: 93.5%
male: 96.9%
female: 89.6% (2002)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2011)
Education expenditures3.4% of GDP (2011)
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013