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Hong Kong Facts Ppt.

Social Justice- R. Maduabuchi

Mary Foley-Duquette

on 10 April 2013

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli By: Mary Foley-Duquette HONG KONG What is Hong Kong's population? Hong Kong's population is broken up into these categories:
TOTAL: 7,071,576 What is the Population Density of Hong Kong? Hong Kong's population density is 6782.92 people per sq. km. What is Hong Kong's mortality rate? What is Hong Kong's Life Expectancy? Total population: 82.88 years
Male: 78.88 years
Female: 86.41 years What is the primary religion in Hong Kong? In Hong Kong, the primary religion is Buddhism, which is practiced by 66.13% of the entire population (in Hong Kong alone). First World Qualifications: The term "First World" refers to so called developed, capitalist, industrial countries, roughly, a bloc of countries aligned with the United States after World War II, with more or less common political and economic interests: North America, Western Europe, Japan and Australia. Second World Qualifications: The Second World refers to the former communist, industrial states (formally the Eastern Bloc), the territory and the influence of the Soviet Union. Third World Qualifications: Third world serves to identify countries that suffer from high infant mortality, low economic development, high levels of poverty, low utilization of natural resources, and heavy dependence on industrialized nations. So what kind of country is China classified under? (Hong Kong is a city...) China is classified as a SECOND world country, since it was former communist and influenced under the Soviet Union (during WWII). *according to statistics for Jan 2010 What is the fertility rate in Hong Kong? The fertility rate in Hong Kong is 1.04 children per every woman. World Bank Indicators - Hong Kong - Mortality
Completeness of infant death reporting in Hong Kong: 100.0%
Completeness of total death reporting in Hong Kong: 96.5%
Life expectancy at birth; female (years) in Hong Kong: 85.5
Life expectancy at birth; male (years) in Hong Kong: 79.3yrs
Life expectancy at birth; total (years) in Hong Kong 82.3yrs
Mortality rate; adult; female (per 1,000 female adults) in Hong Kong: 39.6
Mortality rate; adult; male (per 1;000 male adults) in Hong Kong: 78.4
Survival to age 65; female (% of cohort) in Hong Kong: 94.0
Survival to age 65; male (% of cohort) in Hong Kong: 87 Are their human right violations in Hong Kong? Not really. They have many fair human rights that do not restrict their life: 1 Right to life
2 Freedom of expression
3 Freedom of assembly
4 Freedom of religion
5 Right to equality
6 Legal certainty
7 Presumption of innocence
8 Right to property
9 No arbitrary arrest, detention, imprisonment, search or seizure
10 Right to privacy
11 Right to vote
12 Right of abode
13 Right to travel and enter or leave the Region Do women in Hong Kong have rights? In modern times, women in Hong Kong due have rights, just like men, yet they are considered inferior to the male population. Yet, feminist movements are motivating change in this perspective. (e.g Association for the Advancement of Feminism ) What type of government is present in Hong Kong? Limited government which means the power of government to intervene in the exercise of civil liberties is restricted by law, usually in a written constitution. What is Hong Kong's poverty level? Poverty is common in Hong Kong, but not recognized. Most elders suffer poverty the most, yet it is possible other ages can become poor. Being poor in
Hong Kong is physically and emotionally draining. Quoting Prof. Wong Hung: "Poverty is Pain."
Physical problems: long hours of work for very little or no pay.
Emotional Problems: depression, believing oneself is a failure. What is the educational level in Hong Kong? Education is ideal for success in Hong Kong, like any other heavily populated nation. They have levels of schooling as well: kindergarten, primary, secondary, and higher.
Literacy in Hong Kong is 94.6% of the total population (men and women). What percentage of the country is hungry or sick? 1.5 million people in Hong Kong will go hungry everyday. Hunger causes disease, starvation, malnutrition, and regression. 300,000 children will not have any food all day and 1 in 3 senior citizens will be malnourished and could die.

Many organizations have been made to help feed all the adults and children in Hong Kong, to try to beat poverty and to make the world a better place in Hong Kong. (e.g Feeding Hong Kong) An Ordinary Day in Hong Kong -Since Hong Kong is tightly kept, most people will live in box-sized apartments.
-Hong Kong has a fantastic commune system consisting of ferries, trams, buses and subways.
-Most people work in skyscrapers, not being able to escape from the large resident buildings.
-Fresh fruit is a must for Cantonese cooking, so local markets only sell the freshest of fruits daily (no frozen goods)
-Civilians in Hong Kong's favorite pass time is shopping, so they built malls to fulfill the appetite for shopaholics. These malls are so grand with many levels, with a minimum of ten floors.
-Gambling is also Hong Kong's addiction. Every week at the Happy Valley races, thousands of people gamble and attend these games. Major Cultural facts about Hong Kong Language: Cantonese &English
Main Religion: Buddhism and Taoism
Death Concepts/Rituals: funerals are necessary to "quicken" the healing process. Everyone but the family at the funeral are allowed to wear black; family members would wear brown or white.
Health Care Values: medication is better than discussing problems with a psychologist. And it is believed that herbal teas made help "calm frustration"
Diet: it consists mostly of rice, fresh fruits, steamed vegetables, and clean meat. What are major Imports and Exports in
Hong Kong? Major Imports: foodstuffs, transport equipment, raw materials, semi manufactures, petroleum.

Major Exports: clothing, textiles, footwear, electrical appliances, watches and clocks, toys, plastics, and precious stones Bibliography: "Bits of Culture- Hong Kong." Medical Interperter Services. Massachusettes
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201203_NA_Poverty_in_HK.pdf>. (The End!) jie~su
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