Hong Kong: Birth rate

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 Hong Kong

The number of crude births per 1000 people, per year

 Latest value 5
 Year 2021
 Measure births per 1000 people
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 14.8
 Min - Max 5 - 35.72
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 14.8 births per 1000 people with a minimum of 5 births per 1000 people in 2021 and a maximum of 35.72 births per 1000 people in 1960. The latest value from 2021 is 5 births per 1000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 18.88 births per 1000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Hong Kong - Birth rate - recent values

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Hong Kong - Birth rate - historical chart - 1960-2021




Definition: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.


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 Life expectancy, female 87.90 2021 years
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 Death rate 6.90 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 0.77 2021 births per woman
 Tuberculosis 49.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 7.80 2021 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 2.50 2020 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 100.0 2022 percent
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