Hong Kong Facts

Interesting Facts about Hong Kong

1. Fun Fact: The household size has decreased from 4.3 to 3 over the past three decades.

2. Interesting Fact: To many Hong Kong people, their dreams are to own a home.

3. Public transport fun fact: 7 in 10 people take buses and 35% take taxis everyweek.

4. Fun fact about travel: the number of people taking an air trip outside Hong Kong has leapfrogged 7 times in 30 years from 4% in 1975 to 30% in 2009.

5. Random Fact about shopping: Jusco and Sogo are among the top 3 department stores visited.

6. True fact or False fact? Hong Konger's personal income increased 16 times in 30 years.

7. Interesting fact: Cha Charn Teng (Hong Kong styled cafe) unique in Hong Kong are visited by half of people in Hong Kong on a weekly basis.

8. Another Interesting fact about Hong Kong dining habits: More and more people frequently visit fast food restaurants, outpacing their visits to other types of restaurant.

9. Weird fact: The first McDonalds offered customers the very first American Big Mac in Hong Kong was located at Paterson Street, Causeway Bay in 1975.

10. Fun fact: The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system leading from Central to the Mid-Levels was up and running in 1993.

11. Interesting fact: The Big Buddha on Lantau Island, the world's tallest outdoor seated bronze statue was unveiled in 1993.

12. Random Fact: Hong Kongers are renowned for being hard working, fast, flexible and energetic. Hong Konger's have among the world's highest cinema attendance per ca pita.

Things to See in Hong Kong

  • Central City
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Hollywood Road
  • Mong Kok
  • Po Lin Monastery
  • Knutsford Terrace
  • Mai Po
  • Law Uk Folk Musuem
  • Wong Tai Sin Temple
  • Museum of History
  • Causeway Bay
  • Chek Lap Kok Airport

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