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Source Information

Hong Kong

Last updated on IDB: December 2013
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1991 census 1991 Census population moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2011 census 2011 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2012 vital registration 2012 Total fertility rate based on 2012 registered births and 2011 age-specific fertility rate pattern. 3
Mortality 2011 official estimate 2011 Based on official life tables by sex and 5-year age groups to 85+. 4
Migration 2001-2011 derived estimate 2011 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). Trend based on administrative data adjusted to the intercensal level. 2

Ref. No. Citations
1 Census and Statistics Department. 1997. "Revised 1999 Midyear Population." Fax received, January 29.
2 Census and Statistics Department. 2012. "Population by Sex and Age, 2001, 2006 and 2011 (A103)," 2011 Population Census. <http://www.census2011.gov.hk/en/main-table/A103.html>.
3 Census and Statistics Department. 2013. "Registered births, deaths and marriages," Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics, June. <http://www.statistics.gov.hk/pub/B10100022013MM06B0100.pdf>.
4 Census and Statistics Department. 2012. Demographic Trends in Hong Kong, 1981-2011. <http://www.statistics.gov.hk/pub/B1120017032012XXXXB0100.pdf>.

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