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Hong Kong

Volume 165: debated on Wednesday 17 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many people emigrated from Hong Kong in each of the years from 1980 to date; and how many of these were heads of households.

[holding answer 16 January 1990]: According to Hong Kong Government statistics, the estimated figures for emigration were as follows:

Number
198022,400
198118,300
198220,300
198319,800
198422,400
198522,300
198619,000
198730,000

Number

198845,800
198942,000

It is not possible to state how many emigrants were heads of household.