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'Hong Kong'


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.

National Population
6m

Birth Rate (per 1000 Population)
12.2

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$
2,783.35m

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.




 
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