Hong Kong No Place for Kids

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In­de­pen­dent pub­lic pol­icy think tank Civic Ex­change polled 1,500 peo­ple aged 18 to 65 in Sin­ga­pore, Shang­hai and Hong Kong for their views on qual­ity of life. It found that

than their coun­ter­parts. 16 per­cent and 13 per­cent of Shang­hainese and Sin­ga­porean re­spon­dents be­lieve that their cities are not ideal for their chil­dren to

com­pared to 66 per­cent of Hongkongers. 17 per­cent in Shang­hai and 20 in Sin­ga­pore said they would if they could—com­pared to

The think tank also found that 70 per­cent of Hong Kong re­spon­dents think the city has be­come worse over the years.

Why are we not sur­prised?

Hong Kong re­spon­dents are “sig­nif­i­cantly more dis­sat­is­fied” grow up in,

leave their cities 42 per­cent of Hongkongers. Our take:

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