The permanent residents in Xiamen stood at 4.29 million, pushing the urbanization rate of resident population to 89.2% over the past year. The city’s birth rate was 14.3 in a thousand and the death rate was 3.1 in a thousand. The natural population growth rate was 11.2 per thousand, down by 2 permillage points. 
By the end of 2019, the number of population registered in Xiamen reached 2.611 million, with urbanization rate of registered population of 86.6% and including the urban registered population of 2.2601million. Among which 46.6% were from Siming and Huli districts, totaling 1,216.4 thousand. In terms of gender from those registered population, the male and female population were 1.2841 million and 1.3269 million respectively, with sex ratio of 97.59 (the female is 100, male to female).