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Youtube Channel for the 2021 Population Census

2021 Population Census - TV and Radio Announcements in the Public Interest

2021 Population Census : Provide Data for Hong Kong's Future (TV Announcement in the Public Interest)

2021 Population Census : Provide Data for Hong Kong's Future (Radio Announcement in the Public Interest)

2021 Population Census - Questionnaire Submission (TV Announcement in the Public Interest)

2021 Population Census - Questionnaire Submission (Radio Announcement in the Public Interest)

2021 Population Census - Verify census officers' identity (TV Announcement in the Public Interest)

2021 Population Census - Verify census officers' identity (Radio Announcement in the Public Interest)

2021 Population Census - Short Videos

2021 Population Census : Start on 23 June

2021 Population Census : How can I respond after receiving the notification letter?

2021 Population Census : Why do I receive a reminder SMS ?

2021 Population Census : Be a smart respondent and not to be deceived

2021 Population Census : Online questionnaire is convenient

2021 Population Census : Face-to-face interviews as from 18 July

2021 Population Census : Distributing appeal letters

2021 Population Census : Complete online questionnaire anytime and anywhere

2021 Population Census : Ensuring data security

2021 Population Census - Short Videos in different languages

Bahasa Indonesian - Bahasa Indonesia

Bengali - বাংলা

Hindi - हिन्दी

Khmer - ខ្មែរ

Myanmar (Burmese) - ဗမာ

Nepali - नेपाली

Punjabi - ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

Sinhalese (Sinhala) - සිංහල

Tagalog - Tagalog

Thai - ไทย

Urdu - اردو

Online Exhibition

To raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire, the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to July around Hong Kong. Please click the following pictures to view the content of panels:

 History of Hong Kong Population Censuses and By-censuses. It is an established practice in Hong Kong to conduct a population census every ten years and a population by-census in the middle of the intercensal period since 1961.
Population censuses and by-censuses are closely related to our daily live. Population censuses and by-censuses aims to obtain up-to-date benchmark information on socio-economic characteristics of population, and to provide quality statistics for population sub-groups and small geographical areas.
 The data topics for Population censuses and by-censuses progressing with the times, new data topics are added to meet the society’s latest needs, including elderly persons requiring care is added as the data topic for the 2021 Population Census.
The 2021 Population Census is conducted under the Census and Statistics (2021 Population Census) Order, All persons specified are obliged to provide the required information. Besides, information collected regarding individual persons and households will be kept in strict confidence and will not be disclosed to any unauthorised parties, including Government departments. Such information will only be used for compiling statistics but not for other purposes. And all completed questionnaires, in both paper and electronic forms, will be destroyed within 12 months after the commencement of the Census.
According to the chart on population pyramids in mid-2010 and mid-2020, it shows Hong Kong population has been ageing rapidly.
According to the chart on proportion of population with post-secondary education by sex and age group in 2006 and 2016, it shows educational attainment of Hong Kong people continued to improve.
According to the chart on proportion of population aged 5 and over by ability to read and write Chinese and English in 2016, it shows over 60% of Hong Kong people could read and write both Chinese and English.
According to the chart on proportion of population by District Council district in 2016, it shows the largest population in Sha Tin district, and the  smallest population in Islands district.
According to the table on working population with fixed place of work in Hong Kong in 2016, and the table on persons attending full-time courses in educational institutions in Hong Kong in 2016, it shows the significant proportion of population working and studying in another district.
According to the chart on working population with fixed place of work in Hong Kong by main mode of transport to place of work in 2006 and 2016, it shows MTR overtook buses as the most prevalent mode of transport to workplaces.
According to the chart on persons attending full-time courses in educational institutions in Hong Kong by main mode of transport to place of study in 2006 and 2016, it shows walking remained as the most popular way for full-time students to commute to school.
According to the chart on persons of non-Chinese ethnicities by ethnicity and place of birth in 2006 and 2016, it shows Hong Kong has been getting more ethnically diverse.
According to the chart on proportion of persons of non-Chinese ethnicities in selected District Council districts in 2006 and 2016, it shows the prominent rise in proportion of persons of non-Chinese ethnicities in different districts.
The 2021 Population Census adopts a multi-modal data collection approach. During the first phase starting on 23 June, households may choose to complete their questionnaires through online or telephone means. For those households receiving paper questionnaire, they may also complete and mail back the questionnaires to the Census and Statistics Department. During the second phase starting on 18 July, our census officers will visit those households not yet responded.
Your data will be kept in strict confidence. A multi-pronged approach is implemented to safeguard data confidentiality.
Advantages of using online questionnaire includes time saving and convenient, simple and easy, secure and improve data quality.
The winning entries of the junior primary division for the 2021 Population Census Poster Design Competition for Primary School Students.
The winning entries of the senior primary division for the 2021 Population Census Poster Design Competition for Primary School Students.
The winning entries of the junior secondary division for the 2021 Population Census Mobile Messaging Application Sticker Design Competition for Secondary School Students.
The winning entries of the senior secondary division for the 2021 Population Census Mobile Messaging Application Sticker Design Competition for Secondary School Students.

Photo Gallery

2021 Population Census Poster Design Competition and Mobile Messaging Application Sticker Design Competition Awards Presentation Ceremony (April 2021)

2021 Population Census Poster Design Competition and Mobile Messaging Application Sticker Design Competition Awards Presentation Ceremony was held on April 2021
2021 Population Census Poster Design Competition and Mobile Messaging Application Sticker Design Competition Awards Presentation Ceremony was held on April 2021. Photo shows the Assistant Commissioner for Census and Statistics, Mr Chau Kam-tim (left), presenting a prize to the second runner-up of the junior primary division for the 2021 Population Census Poster Design Competition, Lai Yan-hon (right), from La Salle Primary School.
2021 Population Census Poster Design Competition and Mobile Messaging Application Sticker Design Competition Awards Presentation Ceremony was held on April 2021. Photo shows the Assistant Commissioner for Census and Statistics, Mr Chau Kam-tim (left), presenting a prize to the distinguished prize of the junior secondary division for the 2021 Population Census Mobile Messaging Application Sticker Design, Chung Cheuk-fung (right), from Queen's College.

Public transportation advertisements (April to early August 2021)

MTR In-Train TV advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the MTR In-Train TV, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

MTR Digital Motion Network

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the MTR Digital Motion Network, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Posters at MTR escalator crown

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the MTR escalator crown, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

MTR saloon window Sticker advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the MTR saloon window sticker, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Bus body advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the bus body, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

In-bus seat back advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the in-bus seat back, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Bus shelter advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the bus shelter, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Minibus body advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the minibus body, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Taxi body advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the taxi body, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Tram body advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the tram body, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Roving exhibition in shopping arcades (May to June 2021)

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to June in various shopping arcades around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.

Roving exhibition in government offices and public libraries (May to July 2021)

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to July in various government offices and public libraries around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to July in various government offices and public libraries around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to July in various government offices and public libraries around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department held a roving exhibition from May to July in various government offices and public libraries around Hong Kong, to raise public awareness of the 2021 Population Census and encourage the use of the online questionnaire.

Training of Temporary Field Workers (May to July 2021)

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department provides training for the temporary field workers of the 2021 Population Census.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department provides the instruction manuals for the temporary field workers of the 2021 Population Census.
Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department provides the training films for the temporary field workers of the 2021 Population Census.

Outdoor publicity (June to early August 2021)

Outdoor billboard advertisement at Western Harbour Crossing

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement on the outdoor billboard at Western Harbour Crossing, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Outdoor billboard advertisement in Yau Ma Tei

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement on the outdoor billboard in Yau Ma Tei, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Outdoor TV advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement on the outdoor TV, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Giant Wall Banners

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement on the giant wall banners at community halls and community centres, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Railing Banners

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement on the railing banners, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Footbridge Banners

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement on the footbridge banners, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Pillar Stickers advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the pillar stickers on O'brien Road foot bridge, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Ceiling Banners advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the ceiling banners on foot bridge, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Pull-up banner advertisement

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the pull-up banners in government offices, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Publicity Posters

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement through the bus shelter that Information Service Department provided, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Lamppost buntings

Photo shows the Census and Statistics Department broadcast the advertisement on the lamppost buntings, to promote the 2021 Population Census.

Advertisement on social media platform (June to early August 2021)

In addition, the Census and Statistics Department also placed advertisements in multiple social media platforms so that publicity for the 2021 Population Census can reach out to more people.