SMART
LIVING

Smart Living

CURRENT STATUS

Free Wi-Fi hotspots

End Nov 2021

Over 43 000 free Wi-Fi hotspots 

Household broadband penetration rate

Feb 2020

Household broadband penetration rate 93.7%

Mobile subscriber penetration rate

Jan 2020

Mobile subscriber penetration rate 
283.75%


2018

Smart Phone Penetration Rate of persons aged 10 and over 
89.8%

Faster payment system

End Oct 2021

Faster Payment System (FPS) 

  • 9.25 million registrations
  • Average daily number of transactions
    729 000
Accident emergency

Accident & Emergency

  • 1.99 million attendances
Specialist Outpatient

Specialist Outpatient

  • 7.77 million attendances
Primary care

Primary Care

  • 6.55 million attendances
Electronic Health Record Sharing System

End Oct 2021

Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHealth)

  • 4.39 million registrations
  • 2 300 healthcare providers joined
  • 50 000 healthcare professionals have accounts

(Excluding invalid accounts, such as deceased, withdrawn or cancelled, etc.)

Population aged 65+

Population aged 65+

  • 1.33 million (18.5% of total population, excluding foreign domestic helpers) in 2019 (provisional)
  • 2.47 million (32.3% of total population, excluding foreign domestic helpers) in 2039