Census Results
Population
Population
7.41 Million
Average annual growth rate of population over the past 5 years
Average annual growth rate of population over the past 5 years
0.2%
Median Age
Median age
46.3
Sex Ratio
Sex ratio (Number of males per 1 000 females, excluding foreign domestic helpers)
910
Proportion of population aged 15 and over having attended post-secondary education
Proportion of population aged 15 and over having attended post-secondary education
34.6%
Working Population
Working population
3.68 Million
Domestic Households
Domestic households
2.67 Million
Summary Results of the 2021 Population Census 
This video provides an animated presentation of some key statistics on the Hong Kong Population.
What’s New
29 September 2022
2021 Population Census – Interactive Data Dissemination Service
The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) launched today (September 29) the Interactive Data Dissemination Service for the 2021 Population Census. This service provides a user-friendly interface which allow users to produce statistical tables and charts according to their own needs.
29 September 2022
2021 Population Census – Detailed statistics of Tertiary Planning Units / Subunits of Hong Kong
The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) released today (September 29) the detailed statistics of the 2021 Population Census by Tertiary Planning Unit / Subunit.
31 August 2022
2021 Population Census – Detailed statistics of major housing estates of Hong Kong
The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) released today (August 31) the detailed statistics of the 2021 Population Census by major housing estate.
Background
Objectives
The aim of conducting population censuses/by-censuses is to obtain up-to-date benchmark information on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population of Hong Kong and on its geographical distribution... +


Overall Design
In the 2021 Population Census, about nine-tenths of the households were subject to simple enumeration to provide basic demographic information of their household members, while the remaining one-tenth of the households were subject to more detailed enquiry on a broad range of demographic and socio-economic characteristics of their household members... +
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