The year 2015 saw the total permanent population of Xiamen reach 3.86 million with birth rate of 14.0 in a thousand and death rate of 3.3 in a thousand. Its natural population growth rate was 10.7 per thousand, 0.2 thousand point higher than last year. By the end of 2015, Xiamen had registered population of 2,111.5 thousand including an urban registered population of 1,681.8 thousand, among which 60.3 % was from Siming and Huli, totaling 1,014.8 million. In terms of gender from those registered population, the male an female population were 1,046.2 thousand and 1,065.3 thousand respectively, the sex ratio of total population was 98.2 ( the female is 100, male to female).