Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
; geographic.org; Home; Page; Country Index

Hong Kong (special administrative region of China) People

    Population: 6,847,125 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 18% (male 644,982; female 598,188)
    15-64 years: 71% (male 2,397,277; female 2,490,745)
    65 years and over: 11% (male 323,949; female 391,984) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 1.9% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 12.9 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 5.96 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 12.07 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 5.2 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 78.91 years
    male: 76.15 years
    female: 81.85 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.39 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Chinese
    adjective: Chinese

    Ethnic groups: Chinese 95%, other 5%

    Religions: eclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%

    Languages: Chinese (Cantonese), English

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
    total population: 92.2%
    male: 96%
    female: 88.2% (1996 est.)

Support Our Sponsor

Support Our Sponsor

Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -



Revised 1-Mar-99
Copyright © 1999 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)