HKU POP releases its Hong Kong people’s ethnic identity and HKSAR anniversary survey for the last time


Are you proud of formally becoming a national citizen of China after the 1997 Handover?

  • Identified themselves as “Hongkongers”
  • 53%
  • 13%
  • Identified themselves as “Chinese”
  • 11%
  • 4%
  • Did not feel proud of becoming a national citizen of China
  • 71%
  • 14%
  • Appraised Central Government’s policies on Hong Kong negatively
  • 53%
  • 14%
Results of the survey conducted after the two rallies against the extradition bill clearly reflects the impact of this incident to Hong Kong citizens’ ethnic identity recognition and feelings towards the handover of sovereignty. Regarding people’s ethnic identity, whether in terms of strength rating, importance rating or identity index, the identity of “Hongkongers” continues to rank first, followed by “Asians”, “global citizens”, “members of the Chinese race”, “Chinese” and “citizens of the PRC”...