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Population Count via SMS
Do you know the population size of Macao? The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) invites all residents of Macao to participate in the “Population Count via SMS” to figure out our population size. Each of the 10 lucky winners will win an iPhone.... (More Details)
2011 Marine Population Census Starts on 1 July
2011 Population Census (2011 Census) will take place from 12 to 26 August. Taking advantage of the fishing moratorium period, the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) conducts the marine population census for the next six days starting 1 July in order to collect accurate information on the marine population....
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DSEC visit local associations and unveil 2011 Census
TV advertisements to the media
2011 Population Census (2011 Census) will take place from 12 to 26 August. To ensure smooth operation of the census, officials of the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) visited local associations recently; moreover, DSEC invited representatives of the media to a luncheon on 21 July... (More Details)
2011 Census Sees Satisfactory Progress
Lucky Draw to Thank Cooperating Households
The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) conveys its appreciation for the residents’ support to the satisfactory progress of the 2011 Census that enters the eighth day of data collection. Census officers have visited 160,000 building units in the past 7 days...
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Post-Enumeration Survey of the 2011 Census Starts Today
Cooperating Household Lucky Draw to be Held on 14 October
The 15-day data collection of the 2011 Census concluded last Friday. The census officers have visited about 236,000 building units and the rate of completion stood at 95%, including 15,600 units opted to use e-Questionnaire. For the non-contact households of about 9,800 building units who might be travelling out of Macao... (More Details)
2011 Census Lucky Draw Results Announced
Data collection for 2011 Census has successfully concluded. As a token of appreciation from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), upon completion of the Census questionnaire, the households were automatically entered into the Cooperating Households Lucky Draw. The draw was held on 14 October... (More Details)
Official Statistics Day to Celebrate Conclusion of 2011 Census
To Address the New Challenges Ahead
October 23 marks the Official Statistics Day of Macao. In celebration of the 2011 Official Statistics Day, the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) hosted a dinner on 21 October with members of the Consultative Committee on Statistics (CCE) and staff of DSEC, to show appreciation for their effort and contributions to Official Statistics... (More Details)
Preliminary Results of the 2011 Population Census
Results of 2011 Census indicates that population of Macao is 552,500 with 48.0% male and 52.0% female; the annual growth during the last decade reaches 2.4%. (More Details)
List of Winners of the “Population Count via SMS”
“Population Count via SMS”, the game organized by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) in July and August 2011, has been well-received by the public. At the press conference on the release of the Preliminary Results of 2011 Population Census, Director of DSEC draws out ten winners from the correct entries, as follows: (More Details)
Results & Geographic Information System (GIS) of the 2011 Population Census released
The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) releases detailed results of the 2011 Population Census, analyzing changes in the demographic characteristics over the past decade;at the same time, Geographic Information System (GIS) of the 2011 Population Census is readily accessible at the DSEC website. (More Details)
Recruitment of temporary workers for 2016 Population By-census
Application for temporary worker positions for the 2016 Population By-census is open from 1 to 24 March. (More Details)
2016 Population By-census Starts on 7 August
Data collection of the 2016 Population By-census will take place from 7 to 21 August, for a period of 15 days. (More Details)
DSEC Director Encouraged Staff to Do their Utmost for the 2016 Population By-census
To mark the commencement of the 15-day data collection of the 2016 Population By-census, a kick-off ceremony was held for field enumerators on 7 August at Escola Keang Peng. The ceremony was hosted by the Director of the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) Ieong Meng Chao, Deputy Director Cheng I Wan and Acting Deputy Director Mak Hang Chan. (More Details)
Data Collection for the 2016 Population By-census Concluded
Data collection for the 2016 Population By-census was successfully concluded on 21 August. The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) attributed the success of the operation to the cooperation of the general public and support of the community and various government departments. The overall response rate reached 90.7 %, with 16.9% of the households having completed the e-Questionnaire. For the non-contact households who might be travelling out of Macao, the enumerators have left an appointment card at their home. DSEC will continue to follow up on these cases and encourage the households to call the Population By-census Hotline at 8809 8809 to complete the survey as soon as possible. (More Details)
Preliminary Results of 2016 Population By-census
Results of the 2016 Population By-census indicated that the population of Macao totalled 650,900 in August 2016, an increase of 17.8% compared to 552,503 in 2011 Census. Average annual growth rate of Macao population was 3.3% over the past five years, higher than the average growth of 1.9% during 2006 to 2011. Number of households totalled 188,600, up by 10.4% compared to five years ago. Average household size was 3.06 persons per household, a slight decrease from 3.08 persons in 2011. (More Details)
Detailed Results of 2016 Population By-Census
Total population of Macao was 650,834 in August 2016, up by 17.8% as compared with 2011. Males and females accounted for 48.2% and 51.8% respectively of the total population. Median age of the total population was 37.5. (More Details)