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Summary statistics
Region Eastern Asia  
Currency Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 1104  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 7122  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 6451.3  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Hong Kong (7122)  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 243302  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 224176  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 177772  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 5.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 7.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 7.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 34161.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 31784.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 26105.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 35186.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 32300.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 26136.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 21.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 21.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 20.9  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 7.77 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 7.77 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 7.75 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 12904  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 12390  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 20181  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 110  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 104  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 94  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 ...  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 4.3  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.6  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ... Excludes marine and institutional populations.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 12.4 Excludes marine and institutional populations. Average of quarterly estimates. 2009.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 15.1 Excludes marine and institutional populations. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ... Excludes marine and institutional populations.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 0.2 Excludes marine and institutional populations. Average of quarterly estimates. 2009.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 0.3 Excludes marine and institutional populations. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 2.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 51.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 51.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 51.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 68.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 68.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 71.0  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 22316  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 20085  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 14773  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 270.7  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 257.4  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 181.2  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 74.5  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 72.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 56.9  
Exports (million US$) 2011 455573.4  
Imports (million US$) 2011 510854.7  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -55281.3  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 China (54.1), United States (9.4), Japan (3.8)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 China (43.2), Japan (8.5), Singapore (6.5)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.0  
Urban population (%) 2012 100.0  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 11.0  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 19.4/19.5  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 89.9  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 86.4/80.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 2.0  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.1  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 79.5  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 2741.8/38.8  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 750  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 3.5  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 90.9/88.3  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 51.4 National estimate.  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 56  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 36962/5.3  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 1689.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 2398  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 21.4/25.6  
Trade Profile
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