Hong Kong: Percent children

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 Hong Kong

Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 12.04
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 23.05
 Min - Max 11.6 - 41.66
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 23.05 percent with a minimum of 11.6 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 41.66 percent in 1962. The latest value from 2022 is 12.04 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 26.50 percent. 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 - Percent children - recent values

Historical chart
Hong Kong - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Total population below the age of 14 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.


 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 20.47 2022 percent
 Percent children 12.04 2022 percent
 Percent female population 53.93 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 0.00 2022 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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