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Hong Kong Demographics Profile 2016

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Population7,167,403 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 12.12% (male 459,358/female 409,547)
15-24 years: 10.85% (male 404,490/female 372,873)
25-54 years: 45.34% (male 1,385,536/female 1,864,077)
55-64 years: 15.76% (male 548,929/female 580,913)
65 years and over: 15.93% (male 537,196/female 604,484) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 37%
youth dependency ratio: 16.4%
elderly dependency ratio: 20.6%
potential support ratio: 4.8% (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 44 years
male: 43.2 years
female: 44.5 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate0.35% (2016 est.)
Birth rate9.1 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate7.2 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate1.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 100% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 0.74% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationHong Kong 7.26 million (2014)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.12 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.12 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.74 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female
total population: 0.89 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.8 (2008 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 2.7 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 82.9 years
male: 80.3 years
female: 85.8 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.19 children born/woman (2016 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate79.5% (2007)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
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.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Education expenditures3.6% of GDP (2014)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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