Macao Demographic statistics for the 3rd quarter of 2020

11 November 2020

Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the total population as at end-September 2020 decreased by 2,600 quarter-to-quarter to 682,800, on account of a drop in number of non-resident workers living in Macao; female population (363,800) accounted for 53.3% of the total.

A total of 1,408 live births were delivered in the third quarter of 2020, a decrease of 1 quarter-to-quarter. Male babies totalled 747 and the sex ratio at birth stood at 113.0, corresponding to 113.0 male babies per 100 female babies. In the first three quarters of 2020, a total of 4,200 live births were recorded, down by 195 year-on-year.

Mortality increased by 39 quarter-to-quarter to 570 in the third quarter. The top three underlying causes of death were Neoplasms (247), Diseases of the Circulatory System (143) and Diseases of the Respiratory System (62). In the first three quarters, mortality dropped by 94 year-on-year to 1,650.

In the third quarter, new arrivals from mainland China with one-way permit (1,034) increased by 648 quarter-to-quarter. Non-resident workers at end-period (181,697) went down by 4,730 while individuals granted right of abode (202) decreased by 17.

A total of 519 cases of marriage registration were recorded in the third quarter, down by 106 quarter-to-quarter. In the first three quarters of 2020, there were 1,865 cases of marriage registration, down by 964 year-on-year.
(Statistics and Census Service)

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