HONG KONG: What sign languages are used in Hong Kong?
This article can help you answer the following questions:
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 Host Lions Centre for the Deaf
Tseung Kwan O Multi-services Centre
Additional sign language resources for Hong Kong
We will update this section as more information becomes available.