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Newborns distribution

These maps show the distribution of newborns in Hong Kong by proportion (number of newborns in each district / total number of newborns *100%) and in accordance with the mother’s residential district between 1997 and 2006. Source of data was HealthyHK, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. The following class intervals were used: 0 - 2.5%; 2.51 - 5.00%; 5.01 - 7.5%; 7.51 - 10%.

From 1997 to 2006, Eastern and Shatin District accounted for a high proportion of newborns throughout the years. Sai Kung and Yuen Long District showed an increasing trend and were among the highest by the end of 2006.

這一組地圖顯示由一九九七年至二零零六年香港的新生兒分區比例(該區新生兒數目/全港新生兒數目*100%),按母親居住的區議會劃分,分類區間為:0-2.5%; 2.51-5%; 5.01-7.5%; 7.51-10%; 數據源自香港健康寶庫。