Hong Kong Culture

Population Statistics

Hong Kong

Population

7,167,403

[July 2016 est.]

Language

Cantonese [official] 88.9%
English [official] 4.3%
Mandarin [official] 1.9%
Other Chinese Dialects 3.1%
Other 1.9%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Chinese Folk Religion 49.0%
Buddhism 21.3%
Taosim 14.2%
Protestant Christianity 6.8%
Catholic Christianity 5.0%
Other 3.7%

Ethnicity

Chinese 92%
Filipino 2.5%
Indonesian 2.1%
Other 3.4%

[Census, 2016]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with Chinese Ancestry

1,213,903 
[Census, 2016]

Hong Kongers in Australia

Population

86,886

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Hong Kong.

Median Age

39 
[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

No Religion 52.5%
Catholic Christianity 12.8%
Buddhism 7.4%
Baptist Christianity 6.1%
Other 17.1%
Not Stated 3.9%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Chinese 84.4%
English 5.4%
Australian 3.1%
Vietnamese 1.2%
Other Ancestry 6.0%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

Cantonese 80.3%
English 12.9%
Mandarin 4.0%
Vietnamese 1.1%
Other Languages 1.2%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 84.6% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 48.7%
Victoria 24.9%
Queensland 12.4%
Western Australia 7.1%
Other 6.9%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 71.1%
2007 - 2011 9.5%
2012 - 2016 16.2%

[Census, 2016]

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