1990 data. Information is reproduced from the Guide to Health Services of the World, published by the International Hospital Federation, ISBN 0 900590 26 2. Price £16.00.
|Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)|
|Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)|
|74.6 (male) 80.3 (female)|
|Death Rate (per 1000 population)|
|5.6 (male) 4.6 (female)|
|Total expenditure on health services in US$|
|Description of Health Service|
The Medical and Health Department of the Hong Kong government is mainly responsible for the delivery of health care. There are also charitable organisations which provide medical care and a significant private sector operating hospitals for profit. Health care services are financed by the goernment form tax revenues.