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Hong Kong population has gradually increased from 3.17 million in 1961 to 7.39 million in 2017.
In 2017, the life expectancy at birth of male was 81.9 years while that of female was 87.6 years.
Six types of non-communicable diseases, namely, cancers, diseases of heart, cerebrovascular diseases, chronic lower respiratory diseases, injuries and poisoning, and diabetes mellitus, accounted for 59.3% of all registered deaths in Hong Kong in 2017.
Hong Kong population had been ageing for the past 20 years.
Health indices in Hong Kong rank among the best in the world.
Cancer was the number one killer in Hong Kong in 2017.
The top five causes of cancer deaths in Hong Kong in 2017 were lung cancer, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, stomach cancer and breast cancer.
Lung cancer has been the first leading cause of cancer death in Hong Kong for the past decade.
In 2017, about 10.6 persons on average died from coronary heart disease per day in Hong Kong.
Cerebrovascular diseases was the fourth leading cause of death in Hong Kong in 2017.
Diabetes mellitus was the tenth leading cause of death for female in Hong Kong in 2017.
Chronic lower respiratory diseases was the seventh leading cause of death in Hong Kong in 2017.
In 2017, the three leading causes of death due to injuries and poisoning were intentional self-harm, falls and transport accidents.
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Opens in a new windowPrimary Care Office's Survey
Opens in a new windowDepartment of Health Opens in a new windowCentre for Health Protection Opens in a new windowHealthy League Facebook Fanpage Opens in a new windowChange for Health
Opens in a new windowA Strategic Framework for Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases Opens in a new windowPrimary Care Directory Opens in a new windowWorld Health Day 2013 Page Opens in a new windowHong Kong's Legal Services
Opens in a new windowGovHK Responsive Design Launched Opens in a new Opens in a new window1823 Online Opens in a new windowIodine Survey
Opens in a new windowLead in Drinking Water Incidents Opens in a new windowBelt and Road Initiative.Hong Kong Opens in a new windowSupport Clean District Council Election Opens in a new window 2019 Policy Address
Opens in a new windowGovernment Responses to Recent Events Opens in a new window2019 District Council Ordinary Election Opens in a new windowHong Kong Drowning Report