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Hong Kong's Urban population(2019)

Hong Kong's latest "Urban population" is 7,507,400.(2019's Research)

Hong Kong's latest Urban population(2019)
CountryUrban population
Hong Kong7,507,400

※Source:worldbank.org Details
The newest updated about survey by worldbank.org for 2019.
(Confirmed on March 15, 2021, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2020 and 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Hong Kong's Urban population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "7,507,400" Urban population in Hong Kong changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Urban population" in Hong Kong from 1960 to 2019.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1960 to 2019 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Urban population" with over 270 statistics for Hong Kong.

Changes in the global ranking of Hong Kong's "Urban population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Hong Kong's "Urban population".

The entire history of Hong Kong's world ranking from 1960 to 2019 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Hong Kong is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Hong Kong's "Urban population" has been ranked in the world.

Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Hong Kong' Urban population graph above.

Transition Chart Of Hong Kong's Urban population(1960 - 2019)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

※Click here to download "Hong Kong's Urban population(1960 - 2019)" for free.🔽

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※【data detail】
Line 1:Years, Line 2:Urban population

Also below is a list of "Hong Kong's Urban population" from 1960 to 2019. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Hong Kong's Urban population(1960 to 2019) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Year196019611962196319641965196619671968196919701971197219731974197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Urban population2,620,415.002,702,168.002,828,656.002,937,424.003,019,108.003,109,377.003,146,833.003,237,272.003,316,715.003,379,985.003,473,191.003,561,442.003,648,314.003,770,528.003,909,419.004,001,832.004,069,679.004,145,727.004,238,137.004,493,175.004,631,623.004,758,050.004,848,078.004,937,590.005,001,316.005,069,901.005,206,825.005,405,272.005,532,437.005,634,683.005,676,947.005,742,337.005,799,282.005,901,000.006,035,400.006,156,100.006,435,500.006,489,300.006,543,700.006,606,500.006,665,000.006,714,300.006,744,100.006,730,800.006,783,500.006,813,200.006,857,100.006,916,300.006,957,800.006,972,800.007,024,200.007,071,600.007,150,100.007,178,900.007,229,500.007,291,300.007,336,600.007,391,700.007,451,000.007,507,400.00
year-on-year(+-)-81,753126,488108,76881,68490,26937,45690,43979,44363,27093,20688,25186,872122,214138,89192,41367,84776,04892,410255,038138,448126,42790,02889,51263,72668,585136,924198,447127,165102,24642,26465,39056,945101,718134,400120,700279,40053,80054,40062,80058,50049,30029,800-13,30052,70029,70043,90059,20041,50015,00051,40047,40078,50028,80050,60061,80045,30055,10059,30056,400
year-on-year(%)-103.12104.68103.85102.78102.99101.2102.87102.45101.91102.76102.54102.44103.35103.68102.36101.7101.87102.23106.02103.08102.73101.89101.85101.29101.37102.7103.81102.35101.85100.75101.15100.99101.75102.28102104.54100.84100.84100.96100.89100.74100.4499.8100.78100.44100.64100.86100.6100.22100.74100.67101.11100.4100.7100.85100.62100.75100.8100.76

Looking at the above graph of "Hong Kong's Urban population", we can see that the data for 2019, the latest year available, is the highest.

In addition,it is 56400 more than the previous year, 2018, which means "Urban population" is going up.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1960, the year with the lowest data "Urban population", there is a 2.86-fold difference, showing how "Urban population" has increased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Urban population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Hong Kong (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Hong Kong vs USA )

How high or low is "Hong Kong's Urban population"?

Comparing Urban population in Hong Kong, Sierra Leone and Lao People's Democratic Republic

First, let's compare "Urban population" in Sierra Leone and Lao People's Democratic Republic, which have the world's closest populations to Hong Kong.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Urban population(Hong Kong vs Sierra Leone vs Lao People's Democratic Republic )

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing Urban population in Sierra Leone and Lao People's Democratic Republic, which have similar populations to Hong Kong.
CountryPopulationUrban population
Sierra Leone7,813,2153,319,366
Hong Kong7,507,4007,507,400
Lao People's Democratic Republic7,169,4552,555,552

Looking at the table above comparing Urban population, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Hong Kongand Lao People's Democratic Republic are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Urban population".

Hong Kong VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Urban population" in Hong Kong with that in USA and China and Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Urban population(Hong Kong vs USA vs China vs Japan)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Urban population" in USA and China and Japan and Hong Kong.
CountryPopulationUrban population
China1,397,715,000842,933,962
United States of America328,239,523270,663,028
Japan126,264,931115,782,416
Hong Kong7,507,4007,507,400

From the above bar graph, we can see that among Hong Kong, China and United States of America and Japan, Hong Kong has the lowest value

In particular, the data is 112.3 times lower than that of China, 36.1 times lower than that of United States of America.

Compare Hong Kong more with other countries

We are developing a graphing tool to compare data from Hong Kong. Please select a country for comparison from the select box below.

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Where does Hong Kong rank in the world in terms of the "Urban population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Hong Kong ranks in the world's "Urban population".

Hong Kong ranks 76th in the world in "Urban population"

First, let's take a look at "Hong Kong's Urban population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Urban population" ranking chart.

The world Urban population ranking chart:Hong Kong ranks 76th
RankCountryUrban population
72Bolivia, Plurinational State of8,033,035
73Czech Republic7,888,753
74Zambia7,871,713
75Senegal7,765,706
76Hong Kong7,507,400
77Belarus7,444,245
78Somalia7,034,861
79Hungary7,000,436
80Portugal6,764,658
81Switzerland6,332,759

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Urban population", Hong Kong ranks 76th out of 213 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Hong Kong is one of the countries in the world with a relatively high level of "Urban population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Urban population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 World ranking of "Urban population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Urban population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

World Average vs Hong Kong vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Urban population" with Hong Kong.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Urban population(World Average vs Hong Kong vs Global Median)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Urban population in Hong Kong with the world median (3,846,137) and average (19,973,380)
CountryUrban population
Hong Kong7,507,400
Average19,973,380
Median3,846,137

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Hong Kong's Urban population" is 12,465,980 lower than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 3,846,137, we can see that Hong Kong's Urban population "7507400" is higher (1.95 times) than the median.

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Title"Hong Kong's Urban population"
UnitPeople
Period1960 to 2019
Lastmodified2021-03-15T09:25:41+0900
LicenseCC BY 4.0
Sourceworldbank.org - World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Hong Kong's Urban population"

What is the latest data on "Urban population" in Hong Kong?The latest "Urban population" in Hong Kong that we can find in 2021 is 7,507,400. This data is from the 2019 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Urban population" in Hong Kong increase from the previous year?It has increased by 0.76000000000001% from the previous year (2018). And "Urban population" in the previous year is 7,451,000.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2019.
When was the last year that Hong Kong's "Urban population" was at its highest?The year 2019 was the highest year. (7,507,400.00)
When was the last year that Hong Kong's "Urban population" was at its lowest?The year 1960 was the lowest year. (2,620,415.00)
How many times higher is "Hong Kong's Urban population" than in Japan?"Hong Kong's Urban population" is 0.06 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is Hong Kong's ranking in the world for "Urban population"?Hong Kong is ranked 76th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Urban population".
Which countries have a similar "Urban population" to Hong Kong?Senegal (7,765,706) and Belarus (7,444,245) have very similar data.
How many times is "Urban population" in Hong Kong compared to the world average?It is 0.38 times lower than the world average.Find out more.
Is Hong Kong's Urban population higher than the world median? It is 1.95 times higher than the world median.