Frequency of babies' given names in Hong Kong

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Dear Census and Statistics Department,

I am interested in the review of common transliterations / associations btw. Chinese and English given names, and in the analysis of trends in names given by parents to their children, over time.

A large number of countries provide such statistics and trends. Examples include:
- the US: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/
- the UK: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationa...
- France: https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/254...
etc.

Would it be possible to get access to similar data for Hong Kong, ie. the full list of given (Chinese + English) names for all newborns, year by year? (as a flat list or with frequencies)

The immigration / birth registry department redirected me to your department for this question.

Thanks in advance!

Yours faithfully,
Alex V

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Dear Alex,

I refer to your application made under the Code on Access to Information
sent to us on 19 Sep 2019.  I regret to inform you that the required
information is not available from this department.

Should you have any other questions, please feel free to contact me.  

Best regards,
Stanley TSANG
Statistician
Statistical Information Dissemination Section
Census and Statistics Department
(Tel. 2582 4256)

Freedom of Information request - Frequency of babies' given names in Hong Kong

[FOI #414 email] to: [Census and Statistics Department request email] 19.09.2019
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Dear Census and Statistics Department,
I am interested in the review of common transliterations / associations
btw. Chinese and English given names, and in the analysis of trends in
names given by parents to their children, over time.
A large number of countries provide such statistics and trends.  Examples
include:
- the US: [1]https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/
- the UK:
[2]https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationa...
- France: [3]https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/254...
etc.
Would it be possible to get access to similar data for Hong Kong, ie. the
full list of given (Chinese + English) names for all newborns, year by
year? (as a flat list or with frequencies)
The immigration / birth registry department redirected me to your
department for this question.
Thanks in advance!
Yours faithfully,
Alex V
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