HONG KONG: What sign languages are used in Hong Kong?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
What additional sign language resources are there for Hong Kong?
Where is Hong Kong?
How many Deaf / Hard of Hearing people are in Hong Kong?
There are an estimated 247,400 Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the Hong Kong.
This percentage is a rough estimation: 3.3% of the general population. Lack of research make estimating these numbers difficult. The World Health Organization estimates 5% of the world population has significant hearing loss. Keep in mind that developing nations typically have a much higher number of Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations.
What sign languages are used in Hong Kong?
香港手語 (Hong Kong Sign Language, HKSL)
Written / spoken languages in Hong Kong:
Native Yue dialects
How do you say Hong Kong in sign language?
Where can I learn Hong Kong Sign Language online?
This language is not yet available. If you would like to learn this language, please request it here: https://www.intersignuniversity.com/sign-languages
InterSign University offers many international sign language courses. Check them out here:
What Deaf organizations are located in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong Association of the Deaf
Hong Kong Society for the Deaf
Hong Kong Host Lions Centre for the Deaf
The Hong Kong Occupational Deafness Association
Tseung Kwan O Multi-services Centre
Additional sign language resources for Hong Kong
We will update this section as more information becomes available.