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HK population rises 0.7%

August 10, 2017

Hong Kong’s population reached 7,389,500 in mid-2017, up 0.7% compared to a year ago, the Census & Statistics Department said today.


There were 59,600 births and 45,300 deaths, resulting in a natural population increase of 14,300.


There was also an inflow of 55,700 one-way permit holders and a net outflow of 17,100 other Hong Kong residents, resulting in a net movement of 38,600 people.


The number of usual residents was 7,173,000 while the number of mobile residents was 216,500.