About one-fifth of the Hongkongers surveyed showed no confidence in Beijing and the city’s overcrowded living conditions. Photo: AFPAbout one-fifth of the Hongkongers surveyed showed no confidence in Beijing and the city’s overcrowded living conditions. Photo: AFP
About one-fifth of the Hongkongers surveyed showed no confidence in Beijing and the city’s overcrowded living conditions. Photo: AFP

More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers want to emigrate amid ongoing protests, survey finds

  • According to Chinese University survey, 42.3 per cent of respondents want to move abroad permanently, compared with 34 per cent in December last year
  • Most people want to move to Canada, Australia or Taiwan citing factors such as ‘political disputes’ and ‘lack of democracy’

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
About one-fifth of the Hongkongers surveyed showed no confidence in Beijing and the city’s overcrowded living conditions. Photo: AFPAbout one-fifth of the Hongkongers surveyed showed no confidence in Beijing and the city’s overcrowded living conditions. Photo: AFP
About one-fifth of the Hongkongers surveyed showed no confidence in Beijing and the city’s overcrowded living conditions. Photo: AFP
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