|Does Hong Kong's Financial Secretary know who are the middle class?|
While these results seem reasonable, surveying 1,000 is barely a drop in the bucket for a city of over 7 million people. And we wonder who was interviewed and what their salaries are.Nevertheless, Alvin Lee Chi-wing, district councillor and chairman of Voice of the Middle Class noted the threshold for defining middle class had risen and joining it was getting harder. He said that it was much easier to rise in status in the 1980s and 1990s. But now most top-level jobs are occupied by older people.