Deaths outpaced births in Hong Kong for the first time in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg Deaths outpaced births in Hong Kong for the first time in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
Deaths outpaced births in Hong Kong for the first time in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
Ageing society

exclusive | Hong Kong population decline warning, as provisional census figures show more deaths than births in city for first time

  • Census department figures show 43,100 births compared to 49,800 deaths in 2020
  • Experts predict trend will continue and say city’s leaders need to make population a priority

Topic |   Ageing society
Deaths outpaced births in Hong Kong for the first time in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg Deaths outpaced births in Hong Kong for the first time in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
Deaths outpaced births in Hong Kong for the first time in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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