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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)

Macau Demographics
 Macao2024 Population
Total Population713,082
Dependency ofChina
Land Area 30 sq.km (12 sq. mi)
Pop. Density21645 people/sq. km
Capital CityMacau
Fertility Rate* 1.20
Infant mortality rate ** 2.3
Median Age  39.3 Years
Life Expectancy 84.68 years
Urban Population 100%

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%

Source: Wikipedia

Population of Macau 2023 | Religion in Macau