25 visualisations for Hong Kong’s 25th birthday

By and Published June 22, 2022

Many aspects of Hongkongers’ lives have changed since 1997. These graphics by SCMP’s infographics team explore the evolution of Hong Kong on the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China.

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Associate Creative Director Marcelo Duhalde
Edited by John Henderson and Jin Klenk

Sources: The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong Box Office Limited, Hong Kong Security Bureau, Hong Kong Observatory, MTR, Hong Kong e-Legislation, Hong Kong Housing Authority, Social Welfare Department, Hong Kong City University, The Society for Community Organization, The Michelin Guide, Forbes,, Social Indicators of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Immigration Department, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong's Department of Health, GSMArena, Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute, Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department

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