Macau People - 2023


SOURCE: 2023 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

639,971 (2023 est.)

Nationality

noun: Chinese

adjective: Chinese

Ethnic groups

Chinese 88.7%, Portuguese 1.1%, mixed 1.1%, other 9.2% (includes Macanese - mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry) (2016 est.)

Languages

Cantonese 80.1%, Mandarin 5.5%, other Chinese dialects 5.3%, Tagalog 3%, English 2.8%, Portuguese 0.6%, other 2.8%; note - Chinese and Portuguese are official languages; Macanese, a Portuguese-based Creole, is also spoken (2016 est.)

major-language sample(s):

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Religions

folk religion 58.9%, Buddhist 17.3%, Christian 7.2%, other 1.2%, none 15.4% (2020 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 14.42% (male 47,202/female 45,056)

15-64 years: 70.73% (male 211,278/female 241,366)

65 years and over: 14.86% (2023 est.) (male 44,657/female 50,412)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 36.9

youth dependency ratio: 20

elderly dependency ratio: 16.9

potential support ratio: 5.9 (2021 est.)

Median age

total: 40.8 years

male: 40.7 years

female: 40.9 years (2020 est.)

Population growth rate

0.71% (2023 est.)

Birth rate

8.82 births/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Death rate

4.81 deaths/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Net migration rate

3.13 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Population distribution

population fairly equally distributed

Urbanization

urban population: 100% of total population (2023)

rate of urbanization: 1.46% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

total population growth rate v. urban population growth rate, 2000-2030

Major urban areas - population

682,000 Macau (2023)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 0.88 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female

total population: 0.9 male(s)/female (2023 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 4.59 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 4.41 deaths/1,000 live births (2023 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 85.16 years

male: 82.28 years

female: 88.18 years (2023 est.)

Total fertility rate

1.23 children born/woman (2023 est.)

Gross reproduction rate

0.6 (2023 est.)

Contraceptive prevalence rate

N/A

Drinking water source

improved: urban: 100% of population

rural: N/A

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

rural: N/A

total: 0% of population (2020)

Current health expenditure

N/A

Physicians density

N/A

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

N/A

Currently married women (ages 15-49)

53.5% (2023 est.)

Education expenditures

6.3% of GDP (2020 est.)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 97.1%

male: 98.5%

female: 95.9% (2021)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

total: 18 years

male: 17 years

female: 19 years (2021)

Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24)

total: 9.2%

male: 11.7%

female: 6.6% (2021 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Macau on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Macau 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Macau 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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