Hong Kong people live in poverty
Out of a population of 7 million Hong Kong residents, approximately 14.3% of the population live in poverty.
Source: Commission on Poverty
Food wasted daily
Yet 300,000 Hong Kong children do not get 3 meals a day.
Source: Food Angel
HIV infections in Hong Kong
The cumulative total of reported HIV infections as at end 2016.
Source: AIDS Concern
2,500 people died from
In 2016, air pollution caused 2,500 premature deaths, $30 billion in lost dollars, 170,000 hospitalizations, and 4 million doctor visits.
Source: Clean Air Network
1 in 7 women
Suffered from sexual violence
There were 71 rapes and 1,019 indecent assaults recorded in 2016.
Source: Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women
1 in 3
Elderly living in poverty
308,500 or approximately 30% of elderly persons over the age of 65 live in poverty.
Source: Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report 2015
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