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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Eastern Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 1106  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 7346  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 6996.4  
Capital city 2015 Hong Kong  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 7314 Consists of the population of Hong Kong Island, New Kowloon the new towns in New Territories and the marine areas.  
Currency 2015 Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 290896  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 228639  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 181569  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 2.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 6.8  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 7.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 40252.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 32692.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 26535.7  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 0.1 Excludes hunting and forestry.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 0.1 Excludes hunting and forestry.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 0.1 Excludes hunting and forestry.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 7.3  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 7.0  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 8.7  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 92.7 Excludes waste management.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 93.0 Excludes waste management.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 91.3 Excludes waste management.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 0.3 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. Excluding marine and institutional populations.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 11.7 Excluding the institutional population.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 11.4 Break in the time series. Excluding the institutional population.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 15.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. Excluding marine and institutional populations.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 79.9 Excluding the institutional population.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 80.1 Break in the time series. Excluding the institutional population.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 84.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2. Excluding marine and institutional populations.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 3.3 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 4.3 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.6 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 53.7/68.8 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 51.8/68.5 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 51.7/71.3 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 119 2013.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 104  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 94  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 60 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 56  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 60 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 56  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 3788  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 16012  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 21575  
Exports (million US$) 2015 498557.6  
Imports (million US$) 2015 547568.5  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -49010.9  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 China (56.8), United States (8.6), Japan (3.0)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 China (47.1), Asia nes (6.5), Japan (6.2) See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.8  
Urban population (%) 2015 100.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 86.6/80.9  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 37  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 2838.7/39.0  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 27770  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 10092  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 2  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 3.6  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 110.4/111.7  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 98.6/102.5  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 73.8/64.0  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 0.9 2013.  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 239.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 74.6 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 27.0  
Threatened species 2015 60  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 44994/6.3  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 82.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 41.8  
Trade Profile
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