81,854

Total number of Award Holders

from 1961 – December 2020

2,242,800

Total Expeditions distance

= 56 times round the earth

from 1961 – 2020

1,869,760

Donated to Community

from 1961 – 2020

Young People tell you this…

2 out of 3 young people

say formal learning alone is not enough to prepare them for the world.

9 out of 10 young people

want to make a difference in the world.

2 out of 3 young people

want to find a job which fulfils their passion.

Source: The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Through committing the Award, young people will acquire leadership skills, social and life skills and a sense of responsibility.

Employability

Enable young people to develop practical soft skills, behaviour and attitude that are valued by employers globally.

Impact of the Award

1. Improve employ-ability

2. Improve physical health & fitness

3. Improve mental health and emotional well being

4. Increase engagement with charitable and community causes

5. Improve environmental impact

6. Increase social cohesion

What the Award gives young people?

  • Communication skill
  • Organization skill
  • Decision making
  • Team-work
  • Confidence

Accumulative Award Holders

1961 – December 2020

54,689

Bronze Award

23,726

Silver Award

3,439

Gold Award

Statistics on Operating Authorities

OPERATING AUTHORITY No. of Participants Awards No. of User Units No. of Award Leaders
Bronze Silver Gold
Award Operating Authority 16,441 0 5 16 66 915
Chinese Y.M.C.A. Operating Authority 163 0 2 0 12 35
Civil Aid Service Operating Authority 442 123 28 5 6 197
Correctional Services Department Operating Authority 104 0 0 0 5 9
H.K. Adventure Corps Operating Authority 390 0 0 0 12 36
H.K. Lutheran Social Service Operating Authority 143 0 0 0 5 9
H.K. Playground Association Operating Authority 310 0 0 0 12 36
Hong Kong Police Operating Authority 2,536 214 9 4 1 179
H.K. Sea Cadet Corps Operating Authority 806 41 0 0 16 232
H.K. Sheng Kung Hui Operating Authority 18 0 0 0 2 5
H.K. Air Cadet Corps Operating Authority 922 0 4 0 49 532
Schools Operating Authority 10,137 293 96 11 172 340
Scout Association of H.K. Operating Authority 1,681 6 1 1 262 427
The Boys’ Brigade, H.K. Operating Authority 2,210 4 0 2 154 267
The H.K. Federation of Youth Groups Operating Authority 6 0 0 1 1 15
The Hong Kong Girl Guides Association Operating Authority 639 0 2 0 1 10
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Operating Authority 77 0 0 0 2 22
Vocational Training Council Operating Authority 1,020 0 0 0 10 34
Yan Oi Tong Operating Authority 50 0 0 0 1 3
Total 38,095 692 148 40 744 2,770