Hong Kong Australians

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Hong Kong Australians
Total population
86,886 (by birth, 2016 census)[1] (excluding descendants who were born in Australia, and first-generation immigrants who were born elsewhere)
Regions with significant populations
Cantonese, English
Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian or Non-religious; Roman Catholic, Protestant, Others.

Hong Kong Australians are Australian citizens of Hong Kong descent. Many Hong Kong Australians hold dual citizenship of Australia and Hong Kong.


People born in Hong Kong as a percentage of the population in Sydney divided geographically by postal area, as of the 2011 census.

According to the 2016 Australian census, 86,886 Australians were born in Hong Kong;[1] a figure that would exclude first-generation immigrants from Hong Kong who were born elsewhere, as well as descendants of immigrants who were born in Australia. The corresponding figure on ancestry was not collected.[2] It is not known whether non-citizen residents and international students were covered in these figures.Hong Kong Australians are Han Chinese by ethnicity and Cantonese by ancestry.[citation needed]

Notable Hong Kong Australians

See also


  1. ^ a b "2016 Census Community Profiles: Australia". www.censusdata.abs.gov.au.
  2. ^ "20680-Ancestry (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (XLS). 2006 Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 6 January 2010: Total responses: 25,451,383 for total count of persons: 19,855,288. [dead link]

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