The Identity and National Identification of Hong Kong People

Research Background

This survey research project aims to examine the changes in the national and local identification of Hong Kong people after the handover.

Survey Method

Mode of Interview

Interviewed by interviewers in form of Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)

Survey Respondent

Hong Kong People aged 18 or above and speaking Cantonese

Sampling Method

Random Sampling of Hong Kong household telephone numbers

After successful contact with the household, if there were more than one member at home eligible for an interview, we would employ the “Next Birthday Rule” method to select the eligible member whose birthday comes soonest.

Sample Information

Year Survey Period Sample Size Sampling Error at 95% Confidence Level Response Rate
2006 10, 12-14, 16-17/10 1,013 ± 3.1% 35%
2008 8-10, 13-16/10 1,014 ± 3.1% 40%
2010 6-8, 10-13/10 941 ± 3.2% 39%
2012 5, 8-12, 15-16/10 819 ± 3.4% 38%
2014 16-17, 20-24/10 810 ± 3.4% 35%
2016 6-7, 11-14, 17-18, 20, 24/10 803 ± 3.5% 39%