Demographic Profile of RespondentsBack


The raw data collected have been rim-weighted according to provisional figures obtained from the Census and Statistics Department regarding the gender-age distribution of the Hong Kong population in 2016 mid and the educational attainment (highest level attended) distribution collected in the 2011 Census.



Gender
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Male 425 42.4 451 45.0
Female 577 57.6 551 55.0
Total 1002 100.0 1002 100.0


Age
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
18 - 29 103 10.5 169 17.2
30 - 39 86 8.7 180 18.3
40 - 49 168 17.1 178 18.1
50 - 59 207 21.0 198 20.1
60 - 69 219 22.3 139 14.1
70 or above 201 20.4 120 12.2
Total 984 100.0 984 100.0
Missing case (s) 18 18


Education attainment
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Primary or below 178 17.9 235 23.7
Junior secondary (F.1 - F.3) 185 18.6 133 13.4
Senior secondary (F.4 - F.5) 257 25.8 254 25.5
Matriculation / Diploma of Secondary Education (F.6) 32 3.2 58 5.8
Matriculation (F.7) 22 2.2 34 3.4
Tertiary, non-degree 75 7.5 70 7.0
Tertiary, degree (Bachelor's degree) 188 18.9 161 16.2
Master's degree 52 5.2 46 4.6
Doctoral degree or above 6 0.6 5 0.5
Total 995 100.0 995 100.0
Missing case (s) 7 7


District
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Wanchai (HKI) 10 1.0 7 0.7
Eastern (HKI) 118 11.8 102 10.2
Central and Western (HKI) 30 3.0 23 2.3
Southern (HKI) 39 3.9 40 4.0
Kwun Tong (KLE) 85 8.5 95 9.5
Kowloon City (KLW) 62 6.2 54 5.4
Wong Tai Sin (KLE) 46 4.6 55 5.6
Mong Kok (KLW) 15 1.5 15 1.5
Sham Shui Po (KLW) 54 5.4 50 5.0
Yau Tsim (KLW) 8 0.8 7 0.7
Sai Kung (NTE) 86 8.6 94 9.4
Sha Tin (NTE) 128 12.8 125 12.5
Islands (NTW) 13 1.3 15 1.5
Tsuen Wan (NTW) 35 3.5 40 4.0
Kwai Tsing (NTW) 53 5.3 66 6.6
Tuen Mun (NTW) 62 6.2 56 5.6
Yuen Long (NTW) 65 6.5 67 6.7
Northern (NTE) 52 5.2 55 5.5
Tai Po (NTE) 37 3.7 33 3.3
Total 998 100.0 997 100.0
Missing case (s) 4 5


Are you a registered voter?
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Yes (including those who have just registered) 827 82.5 793 79.1
No 175 17.5 209 20.9
Total 1002 100.0 1002 100.0


Political inclination
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Inclined toward the pro-democracy camp 291 29.1 312 31.2
Inclined toward the pro-establishment camp 146 14.6 114 11.4
Inclined toward the centrist 346 34.6 343 34.3
No political inclination / Politically neutral / Don’t belong to any camp 171 17.1 186 18.6
Others / Don’t know / Hard to say 46 4.6 45 4.5
Total 1000 100.0 1000 100.0
Missing case (s) 2 2


The type of ownership of your house is:
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Self-purchased, or 561 57.2 507 51.7
Rented 420 42.8 473 48.3
Total 981 100.0 981 100.0
Missing case (s) 21 21


House type
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Public housing estate 352 35.8 405 41.3
Housing Authority subsidized sale flats 156 15.9 155 15.8
Housing Society subsidized sale flats 12 1.2 11 1.1
Private housing 416 42.3 363 36.9
Village: villas / bungalows / modern village houses 13 1.3 10 1.0
Village: simple stone structures / traditional village houses 20 2.0 22 2.3
Private temporary housing 1 0.1 1 0.1
Staff quarters 10 1.0 12 1.2
Others 3 0.3 3 0.3
Total 983 100.0 982 100.0
Missing case (s) 19 20


Marital status
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Single 89 17.9 120 25.0
Married/ Cohabiting 360 72.6 329 68.4
Divorced / Separated/Widowed 47 9.5 31 6.5
Total 496 100.0 481 100.0
Missing case (s) 506 521


Occupation
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Boss / Managers / Administrators 89 9.0 95 9.6
Professionals 69 7.0 74 7.5
Associate professionals 32 3.2 38 3.9
Clerks 72 7.3 81 8.2
Service workers 62 6.3 76 7.7
Market sales workers 14 1.4 21 2.1
Skilled agricultural and fishery workers 13 1.3 19 1.9
Plant and machine operators and assemblers 9 0.9 15 1.5
Drivers 12 1.2 21 2.2
Unskilled workers 30 3.0 40 4.1
Students 49 5.0 78 7.9
Housewives 197 20.0 196 19.8
Domestic helpers 1 0.1 0 0.0
Retired 310 31.4 195 19.8
Unemployed / non-workers 18 1.8 26 2.6
Others 10 1.0 12 1.2
Total 987 100.0 987 100.0
Missing case (s) 15 15


Personal income
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
No income 138 26.8 122 23.9
HK$5,000 or below 72 14.0 60 11.8
HK$5,000-7,099 23 4.5 18 3.6
HK$7,100-9,999 34 6.6 34 6.7
HK$10,000-14,999 73 14.2 90 17.7
HK$15,000-19,999 34 6.6 44 8.7
HK$20,000-29,999 56 10.9 59 11.5
HK$30,000-39,999 27 5.3 29 5.6
HK$40,000-49,999 16 3.1 14 2.7
HK$50,000 or above 33 6.4 33 6.4
Unstable 8 1.6 7 1.4
Total 514 100.0 509 100.0
Missing case (s) 488 493


Which class do you consider your family belongs to?
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Upper class 1 0.1 0 0.0
Upper-middle class 45 4.5 42 4.2
Middle class 263 26.5 218 22.1
Middle-Lower class 308 31.1 314 31.7
Lower class 341 34.4 381 38.6
Don't know/ Hard to say 33 3.3 33 3.4
Total 991 100.0 989 100.0
Missing case (s) 11 13


Place of birth
  Raw sample Weighted sample
 FrequencyPercentageFrequencyPercentage
Hong Kong 289 60.5 319 65.3
Mainland China 172 36.0 160 32.8
Taiwan 2 0.4 1 0.1
Macau 5 1.0 3 0.7
Southeast Asia(e.g. Malaysia、Indonesia、Vietnam) 10 2.1 5 1.0
Total 478 100.0 488 100.0
Missing case (s) 524 514