In the one-year span between the social unrest of 2019 and the enactment of the national security law in 2020, some 20,900 people left Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
In the one-year span between the social unrest of 2019 and the enactment of the national security law in 2020, some 20,900 people left Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

113,200 residents leave Hong Kong in 12 months, contributing to 1.6 per cent drop in population, census figures show

  • Figures released by Census and Statistics Department show city’s population slid to 7,291,600 from 7,413,100 the year before
  • Number of departures was nearly 1.3 times higher than amount recorded between mid-2020 and mid-2021, when 89,200 residents left

In the one-year span between the social unrest of 2019 and the enactment of the national security law in 2020, some 20,900 people left Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
In the one-year span between the social unrest of 2019 and the enactment of the national security law in 2020, some 20,900 people left Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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