Population of Hong Kong

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Hong Kong is 7,598,249 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Hong Kong is projected at 7,552,810 or 7.553 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Hong Kong is projected at 7,496,981 or 7.497 million people for the year 2020. Hong Kong ranks number 104th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Hong Kong is ranked 32nd among 51 countries in Asia.

Hong Kong's population peak will be 2039 with 8.14 million people after Hong Kong's population will be decreased year by year. The Hong Kongn population is projected to reach 8.01 million in 2030 and decrease further to 8.04 million in 2050 and 1.30 million by 2100. Hong Kong accounts for 0.10 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.09% in 2025 and is projected to decline at 0.07% by 2100.

Hong Kong was at 112nd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to remain at 112nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Hong Kong population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20207,496,98160,8270.820.10
20217,552,81055,8290.740.10
20227,604,29951,4890.680.10
20237,653,42649,1270.650.10
20247,703,19249,7660.650.10
20257,755,53152,3390.680.09
20267,811,21055,6790.720.09
20277,868,72657,5160.740.09
20287,925,07356,3470.720.09
20297,976,05550,9820.640.09
20308,018,67042,6150.530.09
20318,051,85833,1880.410.09
20328,076,55624,6980.310.09
20338,094,38417,8280.220.09
20348,107,88913,5050.170.09
20358,118,97511,0860.140.09
20368,128,1149,1390.110.09
20378,134,8786,7640.080.09
20388,139,2674,3890.050.09
20398,141,1041,8370.020.09
20408,140,302-802-0.010.09
20418,137,085-3,217-0.040.09
20428,131,809-5,276-0.060.09
20438,124,707-7,102-0.090.09
20448,115,962-8,745-0.110.09
20458,105,788-10,174-0.130.09
20468,094,354-11,434-0.140.08
20478,081,851-12,503-0.150.08
20488,068,583-13,268-0.160.08
20498,054,892-13,691-0.170.08
20508,041,048-13,844-0.170.08
20518,027,226-13,822-0.170.08
20528,013,495-13,731-0.170.08
20537,999,942-13,553-0.170.08
20547,986,619-13,323-0.170.08
20557,973,551-13,068-0.160.08
20567,960,795-12,756-0.160.08
20577,948,377-12,418-0.160.08
20587,936,239-12,138-0.150.08
20597,924,306-11,933-0.150.08
20607,912,492-11,814-0.150.08
20617,900,777-11,715-0.150.08
20627,889,128-11,649-0.150.08
20637,877,419-11,709-0.150.08
20647,865,515-11,904-0.150.08
20657,853,283-12,232-0.160.08
20667,840,712-12,571-0.160.08
20677,827,774-12,938-0.170.08
20687,814,360-13,414-0.170.08
20697,800,315-14,045-0.180.07
20707,785,591-14,724-0.190.07
20717,770,155-15,436-0.200.07
20727,754,095-16,060-0.210.07
20737,737,572-16,523-0.210.07
20747,720,770-16,802-0.220.07
20757,703,878-16,892-0.220.07
20767,687,016-16,862-0.220.07
20777,670,273-16,743-0.220.07
20787,653,887-16,386-0.210.07
20797,638,069-15,818-0.210.07
20807,623,057-15,012-0.200.07
20817,608,959-14,098-0.180.07
20827,595,900-13,059-0.170.07
20837,584,139-11,761-0.150.07
20847,573,955-10,184-0.130.07
20857,565,553-8,402-0.110.07
20867,559,065-6,488-0.090.07
20877,554,508-4,557-0.060.07
20887,551,846-2,662-0.040.07
20897,550,983-863-0.010.07
20907,551,8698860.010.07
20917,554,4332,5640.030.07
20927,558,6864,2530.060.07
20937,564,6225,9360.080.07
20947,572,2327,6100.100.07
20957,581,4669,2340.120.07
20967,592,23710,7710.140.07
20977,604,40112,1640.160.07
20987,617,78713,3860.180.07
20997,632,15814,3710.190.07
21007,647,22815,0700.200.07

Hong Kong population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,973,998--0.08
19512,057,74483,7464.240.08
19522,150,10292,3584.490.08
19532,250,709100,6074.680.08
19542,358,702107,9934.800.09
19552,472,658113,9564.830.09
19562,590,559117,9014.770.09
19572,709,843119,2844.600.09
19582,827,559117,7164.340.10
19592,940,528112,9694.000.10
19603,046,050105,5223.590.10
19613,142,57196,5213.170.10
19623,230,29987,7282.790.10
19633,311,45881,1592.510.10
19643,389,55878,1002.360.10
19653,467,22077,6622.290.10
19663,545,85578,6352.270.10
19673,624,98079,1252.230.10
19683,703,17178,1912.160.10
19693,778,18575,0142.030.10
19703,848,92470,7391.870.10
19713,913,59964,6751.680.10
19723,974,19760,5981.550.10
19734,037,79463,5971.600.10
19744,113,99076,1961.890.10
19754,208,95594,9652.310.10
19764,326,336117,3812.790.10
19774,462,402136,0663.150.11
19784,607,029144,6273.240.11
19794,745,879138,8503.010.11
19804,868,742122,8632.590.11
19814,971,687102,9452.110.11
19825,058,04086,3531.740.11
19835,133,70975,6691.500.11
19845,207,83974,1301.440.11
19855,287,02279,1831.520.11
19865,373,44786,4251.630.11
19875,464,70591,2581.700.11
19885,557,39192,6861.700.11
19895,646,27388,8821.600.11
19905,727,93881,6651.450.11
19915,800,03772,0991.260.11
19925,864,73964,7021.120.11
19935,928,33463,5951.080.11
19945,999,61771,2831.200.11
19956,084,22784,6101.410.11
19966,185,585101,3581.670.11
19976,299,921114,3361.850.11
19986,416,992117,0711.860.11
19996,522,466105,4741.640.11
20006,606,32783,8611.290.11
20016,664,77258,4450.880.11
20026,701,77537,0030.560.11
20036,724,67722,9020.340.11
20046,744,56619,8890.300.10
20056,769,57425,0080.370.10
20066,802,08032,5060.480.10
20076,840,01537,9350.560.10
20086,881,86341,8480.610.10
20096,924,64242,7790.620.10
20106,966,33141,6890.600.10
20117,006,59040,2590.580.10
20127,046,84840,2580.570.10
20137,088,77841,9300.600.10
20147,134,67045,8920.650.10
20157,185,99651,3260.720.10
20167,243,54257,5460.800.10
20177,306,32262,7800.870.10
20187,371,73065,4080.900.10
20197,436,15464,4240.870.10