Meaning of 户口

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kǒu (Trad.: 戶口)
population (counted as number of households for census or taxation); registered residence; residence permit; (in Hong Kong and Macau) bank account
Example Sentences
Of course it affects me.
He's an unregistered resident in Beijing.
Professors who do so are more likely to win tenure. Workers and students who file patents are more likely to earn a hukou (residence permit) to live in a desirable city.
All of his world is his daily life and his savings in the bank.
For a Chinese family, their hukou defines not only where they are from, but what class they belong to, what opportunities are open to them and how far they might be able to climb in the future.