Hong Kong Culture

Dates of Significance

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  • The Chinese New Year (Varies each year)
  • Ching Ming in spring (1st week of April)
  • Easter (Varies each year)
  • HKSAR Anniversary (1st of July)
  • Chinese National Day (1st of October)
  • Chung Yeung (October of each year)
  • Christmas (25th of December)
Hong Kong
  • Population
    7,259,569
    0.1% of World Population
  • Languages
    Cantonese (89.5%)
    English (3.5%)
    Mandarin (1.4%)
    Other Chinese Dialects (4%)
    Other (1.6%)
  • Religions
    Chinese Folk Religion (49%)
    Buddhism (21.3%)
    Taosim (14.2%)
    Protestant Christianity (6.8%)
    Catholic Christianity (5%)
    Other (3.7%)
  • Ethnicities
    Han Chinese (93.1%)
    Indonesian (1.9%)
    Filipino (1.9%)
    Other (3%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (52.7%)
  • Cultural Dimensions
    Power Distance 68
    Individualism 25
    Masculinity 57
    Uncertainty Avoidance 29
    Long Term Orientation 61
    Indulgence 17
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  • Australians with Chinese Ancestry
    866,208
Hong Kongers in Australia
  • Population
    74,955
  • Average Age
    39
  • Gender
    Male (47.7%)
    Female (52.3%)
  • Religion
    No Religion (44.8%)
    Catholic Christianity (14.9%)
    Buddhism (10.3%)
    Baptist Christianity (7.2%)
    Other (22.8%)
  • Ancestry
    Chinese (84.3%)
    English (5.4%)
    Australian (3%)
    Vietnamese (1.2%)
    Other (6.2%)
  • Languages
    Cantonese (82.8%)
    English (12.5%)
    Mandarin (1.8%)
    Vietnamese (1.2%)
    Other (1.7%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (85.4%)
    Not Well (13.9%)
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (51.5%)
    Victoria (24.3%)
    Queensland (11.6%)
    Western Australia (6.3%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (70.9%)
    2001-2006 (12.6%)
    2007-2011 (13.2%)
Where do we get our statistics?
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