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Hong Kong Population By-Census 2016


General Info
China (CHN)
Hong Kong
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2016 - 08/2016
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
The 2016 Hong Kong Population By-Census took place from June 30 to August 2, 2016 and was collected electronically from households for the first time. The focus of the by-census was on population characteristics rather than population counts, and data were collected on demographic and socioeconomic factors including education, migration, employment, housing, and household characteristics.
Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Census and Statistics Department (Hong Kong). Hong Kong Population By-Census 2016. 2017.