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Table 1 Hong Kong population and annual public hospital and ICU admissions

From: Characteristics and outcomes of patients admitted to adult intensive care units in Hong Kong: a population retrospective cohort study from 2008 to 2018

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Hong Kong population 6,957,800 6,972,800 6,832,500 6,886,800 6,949,700 6,986,200 7,022,600 7,079,800 7,146,400 7,391,700 7,451,000
Proportion of population age ≥ 80 years old 3.3 3.5 3.7 3.9 4.0 4.2 4.4 4.5 4.7 4.8 4.9
ICU admissions 11,267 11,341 11,141 11,696 12,122 11,578 11,022 12,781 13,195 13,647 14,068
ICU admission per 10,000 population 16 16 16 17 17 17 16 18 18 18 19
Hospital admissions 867,805 907,270 936,743 958,981 983,756 989,709 1,016,499 1,037,616 1,086,443 1,123,019 1,118,657
ICU admissions per 10,000 hospital admissions 130 125 119 122 123 117 108 123 121 121 126
Crude hospital mortality (per 1000 patients) 25.4 24.5 23.8 22.8 22.4 23.2 22.4 22.6 20.9 20.7 20.7
ICU occupancy (%) 74.8 73.8 73.6 73.5 75.8 77.3 78.5 78.7 80.1 79.6 80.6
  1. Population structure of Hong Kong during 2008 to 2018 and annual admission statistics to public hospitals and ICUs
  2. ICU intensive care unit