Local population decreases by some 4,400 people in Q2

The total Macau SAR population as of the end-June 2022 decreased by 4,400 quarter-to-quarter to 677,300, mainly due to a drop in the number of non-resident workers living in the city.

The total number of non-resident workers by the end of the second quarter had dropped by 5,347 to some 162,391.

A total of 987 live births were delivered in the second quarter of 2022, a decrease
of 191 quarter-to-quarter, while the local mortality rate increased by 12 quarter-to-quarter to 625.

The top three underlying causes of death were Neoplasms (228), Diseases of the Circulatory System (166) and Diseases of the Respiratory System (82).

Overall, mortality totalled 1,238 in the first half of this year, an increase of 83 year-on-year.