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Census and Statistics Department (C&SD; Chinese: 政府統計處) is the provider of major social and economic official statistics in Hong Kong. It is also responsible for conducting Population Census and By-census in Hong Kong since Its head office is Jurisdiction: Government of Hong Kong. Since , a population census is conducted in Hong Kong every ten years and a By-census in the middle of the intercensal period. Population censuses were conducted in , , , , and while population by . By-census Results Results of the Population By-census are vital to the Government for planning and policy formulation, and the private sector and academia for business and research purposes. The By-census results are released by phase and are available in a variety of forms for viewing and free downloading. The Hong Kong Annual Digest of Statistics brings together various statistical series on Hong Kong compiled by the Census and Statistics Department and other government departments and organisations in one volume. It aims to provide users with a comprehensive overview of Hong Kong's social and economic developments from a statistical perspective. .
Hong Kong has experienced its slowest decadal growth in at least 70 years, according to the results of the recently released census. Between and , Hong Kong added only percent to its population, a decline of more than two-thirds from its rate. Population by region. Six of the Earth's seven continents are permanently inhabited on a large scale. Asia is the most populous continent, with its billion inhabitants accounting for 60% of the world population. The world's two most populated countries, China and India, together constitute about 36% of the world's population. Africa is the second most populated continent, . Saudi Arabia Population censuses have been taken in Saudi Arabia in /63 (incomplete), (complete but not reliable), , and An agriculture census was taken in Serbia The census ordinarily takes place every 10 years. The last census was in (although having been planned for ), the previous one was in and the next is planned for The population of Hong Kong reached 7 million in Most of the people in Hong Kong are Chinese. Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. It has an overall density of 6, people per square kilometre. Hong Kong has one of the world’s lowest birth rates— per woman of child-bearing age as of
1. Author(s): Hong Kong. Census and Statistics Department. Census Planning Section. Title(s): Hong Kong population census: main report. Country of Publication: China Publisher: Hong Kong, Census and Statistics Department, Census Planning Section, 1. Author(s): Hong Kong. Census and Statistics Department. Census Planning Section. Title(s): Hong Kong population census. Tabulations for tertiary planning units: population by age and sex. Country of Publication: China Publisher: Hong Kong, Census and Statistics Department, Census Planning Section, Description: 61 p. The population of Hong Kong in mid was estimated by the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department to be 7,, Updated data on the Hong Kong population is expected in February. With a population of million people, Hong Kong makes up % of the total population of China and is the sixteenth largest city in China. The first census published in May found the total population of Hong Kong to be only 7, inhabitants (Ng ). In , Hong Kong’s population reached million (Census and Statistics Department ).Cited by: 1.