Population of Hong Kong 2017

Population

Population: Current population of Hong Kong is 7,191,503 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Chinese/Hong Konger
adjective: Chinese/Hong Kong

Ethnic Groups

Chinese 93.1%, Indonesian 1.9%, Filipino 1.9%, other 3% (2011 est.)

Languages

Cantonese (official) 89.5%, English (official) 3.5%, Mandarin (official) 1.4%, other Chinese dialects 4%, other 1.6% (2011 est.)

Religions

eclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%

Age Structure

0-14 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 Ratios

total dependency ratio: 35.9
youth dependency ratio: 15.2
elderly dependency ratio: 20.7
potential support ratio: 4.8 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 44 years
male: 43.2 years
female: 44.5 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

8.9 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

7.4 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

1.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

population fairly evenly distributed

Urbanization

urban population: 100% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.64% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

Hong Kong 7.26 million (2014)

Sex Ratio

at 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 Birth

29.8 years (2008 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 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 Birth

total population: 82.9 years
male: 80.3 years
female: 85.8 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.19 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

74.8% (2012)

Physicians Density

1.78 physicians/1,000 population WHO, Western Pacific Region, Health Information and Intelligence Platform, accessed 3/7/17 (2010)

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Education Expenditures

3.3% of GDP (2015)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 9.9%
male: 10.9%
female: 8.5% (2016 est.)