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Hong Kong Happiness Index 2008 香港快樂指數 2008, Lok Sang Ho Jul 2014

Hong Kong Happiness Index 2008 香港快樂指數 2008, Lok Sang Ho

Prof. HO Lok-sang

Surprisingly Hong Kong people in 2008 apparently are happier compared with the previous year, despite the Financial Market Tsunami. The overall happiness index, according to a survey conducted by the Lingnan University's Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) over 20-24 October 2008 via randomized phone calls, rose to 69.3 in 2008. This is as compared to 67.2 in 2007.

The research team successfully interviewed 823 Hong Kong residents aged 21 or above. On a scale of 0 to 100, an index above 50 suggests that people are happy. An index below 50 suggests unhappiness.

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