flag Hong Kong SAR, China Hong Kong SAR, China: Statistical Overview

Capital: Hong Kong


Total Population: 7,346,100
Natural Increase: -0.9%
Density: 7,060 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 100.0%
Population of main cities: Kowloon (2,303,100); Victoria (956,800); Tuen Mun (507,900); Sha Tin (495,200); Tseung Kwan O (412,900); Kwai Chung (331,600); Tsuen Wan (299,400); Tin Shui Wai (282,400); Tai Po (274,100); Fanling - Sheung Shui (263,200)
Ethnic Origins: The population consists of 92% of Chinese, about 2.5% of Filipinos, 2.1% of Indonesians and 3.4% of other origins. (Hongkongese Population By-census)
Official Language: The official languages of Hong Kong are English and Cantonese.
Other Languages Spoken: Chinese Mandarin is becoming more prominent.
Business Language(s): English is the most widely used language within the Hong Kong government, legal system and commercial sectors.
Religion: The majority of the population is Buddhist. Confucianism and Taoism are also widely practiced. You can often find the three religions in the same temple. There is a minority of Christians (660,000), Muslims (90,000), Hindus (40,000), Sikhs (8,000), Jews and Zorastrians.

Local Time:

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National Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

Country Overview

Area: 1,110 km²
Type of State: Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China. Its status is defined by the basic law (adopted in 1990 by the National People's Assembly of China), which serves as the "constitution" of the Territory, and confers its scope to the "one country, two systems" principle.
Type of Economy: High-income economy.
The financial heart of South East Asia.
HDI*: 0.910/1
HDI (World Rank): 12/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Hong Kong SAR, China, dial 001
To call Hong Kong SAR, China, dial +852
Internet Suffix: .hk
Computers: 68.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 60.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 72.8 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20192020202120222023
Imports of Goods (million USD) 577,834569,769712,358667,554653,696
Exports of Goods (million USD) 534,887548,773669,903609,925573,871
Imports of Services (million USD) 80,94054,94561,74663,22979,287
Exports of Services (million USD) 101,98266,92479,12183,07598,874

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.


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