Macau Population and religion percentage
Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China is a city and special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China in the western Pearl River Delta by the South China Sea. It’s the most densely populated region in the world. As per the United World Population Prospects report, the estimated population of Macau in 2024 is 713,082 (7.13 lakh)
|Land Area||30 sq.km (12 sq. mi)|
|Pop. Density||21645 people/sq. km|
|Infant mortality rate **||2.3|
|Median Age||39.3 Years|
|Life Expectancy||84.68 years|
Source: UN World Population Prospects report
*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.
**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.
Religion in Macau
Religion in Macau is represented predominantly by Buddhism and Chinese folk religions. According to the Information Bureau, 80 % of the population practices Buddhism and Chinese folk religions.
Christianity accounts for 6.7% of the population and other religion accounts for 13.7%
Religion percentage in Macau
- Buddhism (incl. Chinese folk religion – 80%
- Christianity – 6.7%
- Other – 13.7%