Males have been more likely to protest in Hong Kong, but only by a small margin. Around three quarters of protesters have a college education or equivalent.
The withdrawal of the extradition bill with China was the demand most often cited by protesters as a reason to turn out. During mass rallies, around half of protesters said they had also participated in the Umbrella Movement in 2014, when Hongkongers marched for the freedom of elections in Hong Kong.
This article and chart originally appeared on the blog of Statista, a data firm, and is republished here with permission.