The population of Macao reached a record 607,500 at the end of 2013, an increase of 4.4 percent year- on-year, according to the latest figures from the city's Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).
The figures showed that female population stood at 312,300, accounting for 51.4 percent of the total.
As regards the age structure, the elderly population (aged 65 and over) took up eight percent of the total, up by 0.3 percentage points year-on-year. The youth population (aged 0-14) accounted for 11.3 percent, down by 0.3 percentage points. And the adult population (aged 15-64) shared 80.7 percent, down by 0.1 percentage point.
A total of 6,571 live births were delivered for the whole year of 2013, a decrease of 744 year-on-year. Mortality cases totaled 1, 920 in 2013, an increase of 79 year-on-year.