Population of Macau 2017

Population

Current population of Macau is 601,969 people (July 2017 est.).

note: Macau’s statistical agency estimated the total population to be approximately 644,900 as of 31 December 2016

Nationality

noun: Chinese
adjective: Chinese

Ethnic Groups

Chinese 92.4%, Portuguese 0.6%, mixed 1.1%, other 5.9% (includes Macanese – mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry) (2011 est.)

Languages

Cantonese 83.3%, Mandarin 5%, Hokkien 3.7%, English 2.3%, other Chinese dialects 2%, Tagalog 1.7%, Portuguese 0.7%, other 1.3%

note: Chinese and Portuguese are official languages (2011 est.)

Religions

Buddhist 50%, Roman Catholic 15%, none or other 35% (1997 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 14.1% (male 44,133/female 40,764)
15-24 years: 11.73% (male 37,194/female 33,418)
25-54 years: 50.1% (male 134,244/female 167,318)
55-64 years: 13.5% (male 40,837/female 40,423)
65 years and over: 10.57% (male 29,764/female 33,874) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 26.6
youth dependency ratio: 15.7
elderly dependency ratio: 10.9
potential support ratio: 9.2 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 38.7 years
male: 39.1 years
female: 38.5 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

0.7% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

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

Death Rate

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

Net Migration Rate

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

Population Distribution

population fairly equally distributed

Urbanization

urban population: 100% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.39% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.09 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.11 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.8 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female
total population: 0.91 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 3.1 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.3 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 84.5 years
male: 81.6 years
female: 87.6 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

0.95 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Physicians Density

3.11 physicians/1,000 population (2010)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Education Expenditures

2% of GDP (2014)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96.5%
male: 98.2%
female: 95% (2016 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 4.5%
male: 5.7%
female: 3.8% (2015 est.)