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Children Statistics and Information

1. Number and percentage of children aged under 18 living in Hong Kong[1]
(Population by sex and age group):

Sex Age group Mid 2011 Mid 2012 Mid 2013 Mid 2014 Mid 2015 Mid 2016
Number % Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
Male                          
  0-17 554 200 7.8 546 500 7.6 530 500 7.4 523 900 7.2 527 000 7.2 524 600 7.2
  18+ 2 748 800 38.9 2 780 800 38.9 2 799 400 39.0 2 820 600 39.0 2 838 600 38.9 2 850 800 38.9
  Sub-total 3 303 000 46.7 3 327 300 46.5 3 329 900 46.4 3 344 500 46.3 3 365 600 46.2 3 375 400 46.0
                           
Female                          
  0-17 517 800 7.3 511 600 7.2 497 500 6.9 490 900 6.8 493 000 6.8 491 200 6.7
  18+ 3 250 800 46.0 3 311 200 46.3 3 351 500 46.7 3 394 100 46.9 3 432 700 47.1 3 470 000 47.3
  Sub-total 3 768 600 53.3 3 822 800 53.5 3 849 000 53.6 3 885 000 53.7 3 925 700 53.8 3 961 200 54.0
                           
Both Sexes                          
  0-17 1 072 000 15.2 1 058 100 14.8 1 028 000 14.3 1 014 800 14.0 1 020 000 14.0 1 015 800 13.8
  18+ 5 999 600 84.8 6 092 000 85.2 6 150 900 85.7 6 214 700 86.0 6 271 300 86.0 6 320 800 86.2
  Sub-total 7 071 600 100.0 7 150 100 100.0 7 178 900 100.0 7 229 500 100.0 7 291 300 100.0 7 336 600 100.0

Note:
The 2016 Population By-census conducted from June to August 2016 provides a benchmark for revising the population figures compiled since the 2011 Population Census. In the above table, figures from 2012 to 2016 have been revised accordingly.

[1] Websites for reference:
http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/hong_kong_statistics/statistical_tables/index.jsp?
subjectID=1&tableID=002
and
https://www.censtatd.gov.hk/hkstat/sub/sp460.jsp?productCode=B1010002