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Number of classified films examined annually

Statistics
Year 1981 1986 1991 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
No. 687 703 1337 1843 1697 1564 1408 1068
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
No. 1169 1944 1555 1295 1287 1186 1298 1296
Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
No. 1370 1571 1581 1878 1945 1996 2065 2196
Operational Definitions
The number of classified films approved for exhibition annually. Since 1988, films for public exhibition have to be approved by the Film Censorship Authority under the Film Censorship Ordinance. Before 1988, films also needed to be examined before they were exhibited, but under a different regulatory regime.
Footnote
Figures before 2012 were collected from Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority. Figures after 2012 were collected from the Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration.
Figures for the years of 1981 and 1986 were extracted from Hong Kong Report.
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