The total population in Hong Kong was estimated at 7.5 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Hong Kong had a population of 3.1 million people.

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Hong Kong Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.90 2.90 8.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3863.70 3867.40 3882.40 2370.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 120.60 118.50 307.70 24.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.60 60.70 66.50 59.50 percent [+]
Productivity 107.20 106.40 107.20 63.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 79579.00 78186.00 127765.00 15919.00 [+]
Wages 16928.00 16791.00 16928.00 10382.00 HKD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 15008.00 14599.00 15008.00 7611.00 HKD/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 37.50 34.50 37.50 28.00 HKD/Hour [+]
Population 7.48 7.41 7.48 3.08 Million [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.90 5.60 10.40 1.90 percent [+]


Hong Kong Population

The population of Hong Kong represents 0.10 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 982 people on the planet is a resident of Hong Kong. This page provides - Hong Kong Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.48 7.41 7.48 3.08 1960 - 2018 Million Yearly




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