Hong Kong SAR, China Population

1961 - 2021 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Hong Kong SAR (China) population

  • The Hong Kong SAR (China) population reached 7.4 million people in Dec 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 7.4 million people in Dec 2020
  • The data reached an all-time high of 7.5 million people in Dec 2019 and a record low of 3.2 million people in Dec 1961

Census and Statistics Department provides year-end Population.


Further information about Hong Kong SAR (China) population data

  • In the latest reports, Hong Kong SAR (China) Unemployment Rate dropped to 5.1 % in May 2022
  • Monthly earnings of the Hong Kong SAR (China) population was 2,196.9 USD in Mar 2022
  • Hong Kong SAR (China) Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 58.1 % in May 2022

View Hong Kong SAR, China's Population from 1961 to 2021 in the chart:

Hong Kong SAR, China Population

What was Hong Kong SAR, China's Population in 2021?

The Hong Kong SAR (China) population reached 7.4 million people in Dec 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 7.4 million people in Dec 2020 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.4 2021 7.4 2020 3.2 1961 7.5 2019 Person mn yearly 1961 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 103.4 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.5 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.4 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.6 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,612.479 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 1998 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 17,599.952 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1979 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 20.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1979 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 161,605.6 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 46.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (HKD bn) 883.321 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (HKD bn) 203.249 2028 yearly 2005 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (HKD bn) 909.325 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.520 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,732.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 48,509.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -6.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 343,053.378 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,403,964.276 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 303,429.616 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 57,242.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 0.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,439,488.300 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 592,852.824 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3,114.318 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,482.766 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 28,268.408 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 24,387.593 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jun 2022
Exports: Electrical Machinery, Apparatus and Appliances (HKD mn) 191,431.024 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Exports: Road Vehicles, Including Air-Cruhion Vehicles (HKD mn) 602.598 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Exports: General Industrial Machinery and Equipment nes (HKD mn) 2,830.893 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Imports Value Index: sa (2016=100) 117.00 Feb 2018 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2018
Total Exports Value Index: sa (2016=100) 113.40 Feb 2018 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2018
Total Exports Quantum Index (2016=100) 79.20 Feb 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2018
Exports: Telecom & Sound Recording & Reproducing Equipment (HKD mn) 37,985.613 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Exports: Office Machines & Automatic Data Processing Machines (HKD mn) 41,849.378 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 48,180.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 10,059.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 11.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 35,166.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 40.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7,556.345 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 8,489.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -933.172 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 1,857,670.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 510.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,215,303.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 336.4 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 35.278 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 1,991,459.432 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (HKD mn) -1,204,794.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods (HKD mn) 14,265.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account (CA) (HKD mn) 78,508.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (SInc) (HKD mn) -2,790.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (HKD mn) -118,081.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: PInc: Credit (HKD mn) 358,182.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: SInc: Debit (HKD mn) -7,977.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment (PI) (HKD mn) 145,052.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (HKD mn) -28,993.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CFA: Reserve Assets (HKD mn) 52,489.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives (FD) (HKD mn) 16,086.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: OI: Assets (HKD mn) -32,145.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: DI: Liabilities (LB) (HKD mn) 274,461.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (HKD mn) 5.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: PI: Assets (AS) (HKD mn) 86,079.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: PInc: Debit (HKD mn) -334,936.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account (HKD mn) -97.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (HKD mn) -102.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: PI: Liabilities (LB) (HKD mn) 58,974.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: OI: Liabilities (HKD mn) -129,337.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (HKD mn) 1,219,059.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: DI: Assets (AS) (HKD mn) -376,024.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (HKD mn) -52,489.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Debit (HKD mn) -1,665,788.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (HKD mn) 161,868.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Services (HKD mn) 43,787.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Credit (HKD mn) 1,744,296.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Other investment (OI) (HKD mn) -161,482.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: FD: Liabilities (HKD mn) -104,713.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (DI) (HKD mn) -101,564.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: FD: Assets (HKD mn) 120,799.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (HKD mn) -49,418.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PInc) (HKD mn) 23,246.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: SInc: Credit (HKD mn) 5,187.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
IIP: Net (HKD mn) 15,598,106.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (HKD mn) 49,491,687.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (HKD mn) 33,893,581.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
External Debt (ED): Total (HKD mn) 14,550,202.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 93.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 266,744.444 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,077,615.328 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1980 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 0.4 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 447,108.0 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 131.771 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.8 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 121.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 1,942,014.477 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 0.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 875,922.9 Sep 2018 monthly Dec 1990 - Sep 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.3 Sep 2018 monthly Dec 1991 - Sep 2018
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 31.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 342.489 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 1,355.986 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1978 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 341,841.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 1,400,068.050 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1978 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) -2.34 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1979 - Jun 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 223.58 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1973 - Mar 2022
Deposits: Renminbi: Total Outstandings (RMB mn) 554,316.75 Mar 2018 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2018
HK: Loans & Advances: Total (HKD mn) 9,652,390.44 Mar 2018 monthly Dec 1978 - Mar 2018
HK: Residential Mortgage: Value: Outstanding Loans (OL) (HKD mn) 1,228,442.00 Mar 2018 monthly Dec 2000 - Mar 2018
HK: Residential Mortgage: Value: New Loans Made (HKD mn) 29,750.00 Mar 2018 monthly Dec 2000 - Mar 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 0.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
BTS: Expected Changes: BS: sa: Retail (%) 25.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2022
BTS: Expected Changes: Business Situation (BS): sa (%) 6.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2022

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