HONG KONG (East Asia)
Population: 7.15 million
Over 5 million are above 24 years old
Male/Female Ratio: 0.94 male /female
Fertility Rate: 1.09 children born/woman
Life Expectancy: 82.12 years
Infant mortality: 2.9 deaths / 1000 live births
Divorce rate: 2.54 divorces / 1000 marriages
Major Religions: Taoism and Buddhism
– The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong was 1 of the 8 founding Member Associations of International Planned Parenthood Federation – the world’s largest abortion provider.
– Almost a third of all pregnancies in Hong Kong are terminated.
– De-criminalized homosexuality in 1991; first gay pride parade in 2008
– The world’s first 3D porn movie opened in Hong Kong in 2010.
– Air pollution kills 3 people a day in Hong Kong. Its number of air pollution-related deaths is the 8th worst in the world. This is a higher air pollution mortality rate than China, India, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
– Pollution cost is HK$21.2 billion ($2.7 billion) a year in hospital admissions and lost productivity.