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Hong Kong Demographics Profile 2014

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Population7,112,688 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 12.1% (male 456,638/female 402,462)
15-24 years: 11.5% (male 417,300/female 398,270)
25-54 years: 46.9% (male 1,430,036/female 1,905,585)
55-64 years: 14.8% (male 517,045/female 537,290)
65 years and over: 14.7% (male 493,399/female 554,663) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 35.5 %
youth dependency ratio: 15.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 19.6 %
potential support ratio: 5.1 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 43.2 years
male: 42.8 years
female: 43.4 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate0.41% (2014 est.)
Birth rate9.38 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate6.93 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate1.69 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 100% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.04% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.13 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.14 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.75 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.87 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female
total population: 0.94 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.8 (2008 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 2.73 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 2.97 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.46 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 82.78 years
male: 80.18 years
female: 85.71 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate1.17 children born/woman (2014 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 93.1%, Indonesian 1.9%, Filipino 1.9%, other 3% (2011 est.)
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 est.)
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: 15 years (2012)
Education expenditures3.5% of GDP (2012)
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014