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Research and Development (R&D) Expenditure and R&D Personnel
2014  
2015  
R&D expenditure (HK$ million)   
R&D expenditure as a ratio to GDP
0.74% @
0.76% @
R&D personnel (in full-time equivalent)   
27 378  
28 165  
Use of Information Technology by Households
2014  
2015  
Proportion of households with personal computers at home (%)
81.3  
80.4  
Proportion of households with personal computers at home connected to Internet (%)
78.7  
79.0  
Use of Information Technology by Businesses
2013  
2015  
Proportion of business establishments using computers (%)
75.2  
76.3  
Proportion of business establishments using the Internet (%)
74.8  
79.9  
Proportion of business establishments with a web presence (1)(%)
26.4  
32.6  
(1) Web presence refers to having a website/webpage or presence on another entity's website (including the website of a related business). It excludes inclusion in an online directory and any other web pages where the business does not have substantial control over the content of the webpage.
@ Figures are subject to revision later on.

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Hong Kong Innovation Activities Statistics 30 Dec 2016 -
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