Macau People - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

630,396 (July 2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 169

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.)

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Religions

folk religion 58.9%, Buddhist 17.3%, Christian 7.2%, other 1.2%, none 15.4% (2010 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 13.43% (male 42,449/female 40,051)

15-24 years: 10.45% (male 33,845/female 30,354)

25-54 years: 49% (male 134,302/female 166,762)

55-64 years: 14.57% (male 44,512/female 45,007)

65 years and over: 12.56% (male 36,223/female 40,953) (2020 est.)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 35.7

youth dependency ratio: 19.5

elderly dependency ratio: 16.2

potential support ratio: 6.2 (2020 est.)

Median age

total: 40.8 years

male: 40.7 years

female: 40.9 years (2020 est.)

country comparison to the world: 49

Population growth rate

0.79% (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 125

Birth rate

9.41 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 196

Death rate

4.64 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 204

Net migration rate

3.17 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 35

Population distribution

population fairly equally distributed

Urbanization

urban population: 100% of total population (2021)

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

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female

15-24 years: 1.12 male(s)/female

25-54 years: 0.81 male(s)/female

55-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female

total population: 0.9 male(s)/female (2020 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 4.69 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 4.77 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 4.6 deaths/1,000 live births (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 181

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 84.81 years

male: 81.89 years

female: 87.86 years (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 3

Total fertility rate

1.21 children born/woman (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 224

Drinking water source

improved: urban: 100% of population

total: 100% of population

unimproved: urban: 0% of population

total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

Physicians density

2.41 physicians/1,000 population (2010)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

N/A

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

N/A

HIV/AIDS - deaths

N/A

Education expenditures

2.7% of GDP (2018)

country comparison to the world: 144

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 96.5%

male: 98.2%

female: 95% (2016)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

total: 16 years

male: 16 years

female: 17 years (2019)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

total: 4.9%

male: 5.5%

female: 4.2% (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 167

NOTE: The information regarding Macau on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Macau 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Macau 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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