Recruitment Rank
Entry Requirements
Duties
Next Higher Rank
Statistician
  • A Hong Kong first or second class honours degree with Statistics as one of the subjects taken, in Economics or Mathematics, or in Social Science or a related field, or a Hong Kong first or second class honours degree with Statistics taken in a post-graduate course organized by an acceptable institution, or equivalent; or Graduate Statistician of the Hong Kong Statistical Society, or equivalent; and
  • Level 2 results in the two language papers (Use of Chinese and Use of English) (or equivalent results) and a pass result in the Aptitude Test in the Common Recruitment Examination.
Mainly deployed on:
  • taking charge of a section of the department or an equivalent set-up in another department;
  • planning, organizing and conducting statistical projects;
  • designing, implementing and upkeeping statistical systems;
  • analysing, interpreting and presenting statistical data, including report writing;
  • advising users of statistics in the interpretation and application of statistical data to facilitate policy formulation, planning and decision making;
  • undertaking statistical research under the guidance of a Senior Statistician;
  • supervising and providing professional guidance and training to statistical staff; and
  • representing the Government at international statistical conferences and meetings.
Commissioner



Deputy
Commissioner



Assistant
Commissioner



Senior Statistician



Statistician
Statistical Officer II
  • An Ordinary Certificate in Statistics from the Hong Kong Statistical Society, or equivalent, with two years' practical experience in statistical work; or a Higher Certificate in Statistics from the Hong Kong Statistical Society, or equivalent; or a Higher Certificate in Mathematical Studies from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or an Associate in Statistics and Computing for Business from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or a Higher Diploma in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing / Statistics and Computing for Business from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or a Higher Diploma in Applied Statistics and Computing / Business Analysis from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, or equivalent; and
     
  • met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, or equivalent.
Mainly deployed on:
  • assisting in designing forms used in statistical systems and questionnaires used in censuses and surveys and selecting samples;
  • editing and coding questionnaires;
  • handling statistical computations;
  • preparing simple computer programmes and applying computer packages in statistical work;
  • compiling statistical tables and charts; and
  • assisting in analysis of statistical data.
Senior Statistical
Officer



Statistical Officer I



Statistical Officer II
Assistant Census and Survey Officer
  • Level 2 or equivalent or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE), or equivalent; or Level 2 / Grade E or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent; and met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent;
    (Note: The five subjects above may include Chinese Language and English Language.)
     
  • Fluent in Cantonese and Putonghua; and
     
  • A mature personality and be able to work independently.
Mainly deployed on:
  • collecting statistical information from respondents of surveys and censuses;
  • answering enquiries on survey matters and providing assistance to respondents in connection with the supply of information for censuses and surveys;
  • updating and maintaining plans, records and maps of survey areas;
  • assisting in the training of temporary field officers and allocation of assignments in connection with surveys and censuses; and
  • assisting in the supervision of temporary field officers.
Senior Census and Survey Officer



Census and Survey Officer



Assistant Census and Survey Officer