Statistics of the Diocese of Hong Kong
香港教區教務統計
1 September 2000 to 31 August 2001

 
Catholic Population & Churches Clergy & Religious Education Social Service
 
Catholic Population & Churches [Top]
Catholic Population Hong Kong Hong Kong East
HK South West & Island
53,799
17,429
71,228 224,156
Kowloon West Kowloon
South Kowloon
Central Kowloon
East Kowloon
20,153
33,253
16,838
17,698
87,942
New Territories NT North-East
NT North-West
NT South West
28,336
11,828
24,882
64,986

Note: In addition, there are about 131,000 Catholics among the Filipino migrant workers serving as domestic helpers. Owing to the difficulty of obtaining accurate statistics, the foregoing estimated figure is based on the information supplied by the Government.)

 
Parishes Hong Kong 14

54

Kowloon 24
New Territories 16
Of these Parishes, 24 are under the direction of the Diocesan Clergy; 30 under direction of Institutes Priests.
 
Places for Religious Services Churches 38

97

Chapels 27
Halls 32
 
Baptisms Up to 1 year old 952

3,903

From 1 to 7 years old 960
Over 7 years old 1,991
 
Confirmations

2,878

 
Marriages Contracted Between Catholics 160

950

With a non-Catholic 790
 
Catechumens Children 3,673

6,342

Men 823
Women 1,846
 
Catechists   Sisters Men Women  

1,121

Paid 30 0 11 41
Voluntary   1,080
 
Clergy & Religious [Top]
Bishops

3

 
Clergy Diocesan Clergy Chinese 67 68

307

Other Nationalities 1
Priests of Institutes Chinese 58 239
Other Nationalities 181
 
Deacons Transitional: Diocesan 0

5

Institutes 1
Permanent: Diocesan 4
 
Religious Brothers Chinese 26

60

Other Nationalities 34
 
Religious Sisters Chinese 354

525

Other Nationalities 171
 
Seminarians   Diocesan Institutes  

15

Theology Students 6 3 9
Philosophy Students 2 2 4
Orientation Course  2 0 2
 
Novices & Candidates   Men's Institutes Women's Institutes  
Novices 0 4 4
Candidates 0 9 9
 
Education [Top]

Note: The following statistics are complied according to the practice of the Education Department: a primary school is considered as just one school, if the a.m. and p.m. sessions have the same principal, but two schools if these sessions have different principals until 1995 this Directory had adopted a different practice, considering every primary school with a.m. and p.m. sessions to be just one school.

Catholic Schools Kindergarten 37

314

Primary 145
Secondary & Middle 78
Prevocational 9
Vocational 3
Adult Education 25
 Evening 4
Special for Mentally Handicapped 11
Post-Secondary 2
Of these Schools, 126 are run by the Diocese, 49 by caritas, 58 by Men Congregations, 75 by Women Congregations, 6 by the Laity.
 
No. of Pupils Kindergarten 12,529

277,616

Primary 112,383
Secondary & Middle 84,780
Prevocational 6,847
Vocational 896
Adult Education 56,491
Evening 725
Special for Mentally Handicapped 1,211
Post-Secondary 1,754
Catholics 19,583.
 
Teachers Priests 50

12,172

Brothers 97
Sisters 17
Men 3,835
Women 8,173
Catholics 3,154.
 
Social Service [Top]
Caritas Social Centres   14
Hospitals Beds: 2,759; Patients: 105,251 6
Clinics & Out-Patient Department Patients: 1,057,847 15
Nursery & Child Care Centres Boys: 1,210; Girls: 1,092 17
Homes for Girl's Residents: 371 6
Home for the Aged Residents: 1,457 12
Centres for the Youth Cared for people: 18,533 15
Centres for the Elderly Cared for people: 10,792 14
Home Help Service People: 2,394 12
Rehabilitation Service Centre Cared for people: 3,523 17
Hostels & Lodges Boarders: 154,395 14
Camp Service Beds: 280; Residents: 46,344 4