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    Hong Kong People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/hong_kong/hong_kong_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 6,706,965 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 18% (male 637,808; female 591,900)
      15-64 years: 71% (male 2,360,878; female 2,425,291)
      65 years and over: 11% (male 312,033; female 379,055) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.24% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 12.85 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 5.87 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate 15.41 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 5.24 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 78.81 years
      male: 76.07 years
      female: 81.74 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 1.36 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Chinese
      adjective: Chinese

      Ethnic groups Chinese 95%, other 5%

      Religions eclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%

      Languages Chinese (Cantonese), English

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school
      total population: 92.2%
      male: 96%
      female: 88.2% (1996 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Hong Kong on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Hong Kong People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Hong Kong People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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