The South China Morning Post reports that a recent survey conducted on sleep and health shows that Hong Kong residents are sleep-deprived.
Hong Kong ranks last among 15 places in Asia Pacific in a recent healthy living index, with local residents on average daily sleeping just 6.5 hours and spending 3.7 hours online for non-work purposes.
The survey polled more than 10,000 adults in the region including 605 adults in Hong Kong in January, and put the city behind mainland China and Macau, which placed first and second respectively.
It found Hong Kong scored the lowest among 15 places in Asia Pacific in the healthy living index, which factored respondents’ satisfaction with their health and the extent of their healthy behaviour.
Singapore took 11th in the survey.
It found Hong Kong respondents spent an average of 3.7 hours a day on the web for non-work purposes – higher than the Asia-Pacific average of 3 hours daily.