Population of Cities in Hong Kong (2021)

A British colony until 1997, Hong Kong is now an autonomous territory in southeast China, and officially a Special Administrative Region of China. Hong Kong has its own separate political and economic system, and it is one of the world's largest financial centers. It has a population of more than 7.4 million that live in an area of just 1,104 square kilometres, making Hong Kong one of the most densely populated places in the world.

Hong Kong is divided into districts, which are drawn according to mountains, coastlines and roads. The Sha Tin district is the most populous, with 648,200, followed by Kwun Tong and Yuen Long, with populations of 641,100 and 607,200, respectively. The main business district, Central and Western, is actually one of the smaller districts in terms of population, with 244,600 residents. The Islands District is the smallest of all, with a population of 146,900 – it is comprised of twenty large and small islands in the south and southwest of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong has 2 cities with more than a million people, 2 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 5 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Hong Kong is Hong Kong, with a population of 7,012,738 people.

Name 2021 Population
Hong Kong7,012,738
Kowloon2,019,533
Tsuen Wan288,728
Yuen Long Kau Hui141,900
Tung Chung45,000
Sha Tin21,559
Tuen Mun16,940
Tai Po16,302
Sai Kung11,927
Yung Shue Wan6,000
Central
Sham Shui Po
Wan Chai
Wong Tai Sin

Population of All Cities in Hong Kong

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