Hong Kong: Population ages 65 and above

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 Hong Kong

Population ages 65 and above, percent of total

 Latest value 21.37
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 9.59
 Min - Max 2.70 - 21.37
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 9.59 percent with a minimum of 2.7 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 21.37 percent in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 21.37 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 10.12 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Hong Kong - Population ages 65 and above - Recent values chart

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Hong Kong - Population ages 65 and above - historical chart - 1960-2023




Definition: Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 7.35 2022 million
 Percent urban population 100.00 2022 percent
 Population density 7,060 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 21.37 2023 percent
 Percent children 11.87 2023 percent
 Percent female population 53.99 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 0.00 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 48.18 2022 percent
 Refugee population 285 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 39 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.91 2022 percent
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