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Hong Kong Demographics Profile 2018

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Population7,191,503 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 12.19% (male 462,748/female 414,023)
15-24 years: 10.43% (male 392,167/female 357,821)
25-54 years: 44.68% (male 1,370,206/female 1,842,825)
55-64 years: 16.17% (male 559,421/female 603,771)
65 years and over: 16.53% (male 559,512/female 629,009) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 35.9
youth dependency ratio: 15.2
elderly dependency ratio: 20.7
potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 44.4 years
male: 43.5 years
female: 45 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate0.32% (2017 est.)
Birth rate8.9 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate7.4 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate1.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 100% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.64% annual rate of change (2015-20 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: 0.87 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.8 years (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 (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 83 years
male: 80.4 years
female: 85.9 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.19 children born/woman (2017 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate74.8% (2012)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Nationalitynoun: Chinese/Hong Konger
adjective: Chinese/Hong Kong
Ethnic groupsChinese 92%, Filipino 2.5%, Indonesian 2.1%, other 3.4% (2016 est.)
Religionseclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%
LanguagesCantonese (official) 88.9%, English (official) 4.3%, Mandarin (official) 1.9%, other Chinese dialects 3.1%, other 1.9% (2016 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Education expenditures3.3% of GDP (2015)
Physicians density1.78 physicians/1,000 population WHO, Western Pacific Region, Health Information and Intelligence Platform, accessed 3/7/17 (2010)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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