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Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q2 2017 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
9,783  
-16.7  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
13,709  
+15.5  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
12,022  
+5.2  
Total (HK$ Million)   
35,515  
+1.3  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q2 2017 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
17,107  
-12.4  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
21,600  
+21.5  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
20,745  
+15.0  
Total (HK$ Million)   
59,452  
+7.4  
Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q2 2017 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
13,602  
-8.1  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
9,890  
+12.0  
Total (HK$ Million)   
23,493  
-0.6  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q2 2017 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
24,829  
-1.8  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
13,878  
+15.4  
Total (HK$ Million)   
38,707  
+3.7  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Construction
2014  
2015  
Number of establishments   
24 864  
23 342  
Number of persons directly engaged   
189 454  
199 861  
Compensation of employees & payments to labour-only sub-contractors (HK$ million)   
76,523  
82,170  
Consumption of materials and supplies; fuels, electricity and water, and maintenance services (HK$ million)   
61,652  
63,100  
Payment for subcontract works rendered by fee sub-contractors (HK$ million)
138,972  
161,458  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
26,276  
27,264  
Gross value of construction works performed (HK$ million)   
314,917  
353,442  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
12,480  
11,043  
Value added (HK$ million)   
96,845  
108,771  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
23,974  
30,494  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
2,244  
2,587  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Group of Architectural, Surveying and Engineering Services
2014  
2015  
Number of establishments   
1 868  
1 781  
Number of persons engaged   
27 414  
28 522  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
12,223  
13,116  
Consumption of sundry supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)
Architectural, surveying and engineering design and consultancy fees (HK$ million) (HK$ million)   
2,183  
2,425  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
3,828  
3,837  
Service income (HK$ million)   
20,783  
21,590  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
685  
589  
Value added (HK$ million)   
14,857  
15,491  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
2,852  
2,497  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
228  
87  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Real Estate Activities
2014  
2015  
Number of establishments   
7 100  
7 409  
Number of persons engaged   
107 618  
110 250  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
24,780  
26,370  
Consumption of sundry supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
34,011  
38,651  
Service and rental income (HK$ million)   
118,008  
126,364  
Gross margin of real estate development projects (HK$ million)   
49,814  
46,242  
Value added (HK$ million)   
126,464  
126,636  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
101,178  
98,049  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
32,962  
7,425  
Real Estate Project Statistics
2014  
2015  
Number of projects   
329  
300  
Project expenses incurred during reporting period
Total expenses (HK$ million)   
60,153  
75,202  
Payments to contractors (HK$ million)   
48,189  
60,452  
Building materials & fittings supplied (HK$ million)
Architectural design & technical consultancy fees (HK$ million)   
2,989  
3,837  
Interest payments (HK$ million)   
4,167  
5,453  
Other project expenses (HK$ million)   
4,634  
4,863  
Value accrued to projects during reporting period (HK$ million)   
105,800  
115,991  
Land area of projects (thousand sq. m.)   
1 993  
2 057  
Gross floor area of buildings when completed (thousand sq. m.)   
7 875  
8 033  
Index Numbers of the Costs of Labour and Materials Used in Public Sector Construction Projects (April 2003 = 100)
Jul 2017  
Aug 2017  
Cost of Labour Index
Composite labour wages for civil engineering contracts   
163.2  
165.2  
Composite labour wages for building contracts   
153.6  
153.3  
Cost of Materials Index
Aggregates   
190.4  
178.9  
Bitumen   
157.7  
157.7  
Concrete blocks   
191.7  
191.7  
Diesel fuel   
219.6  
223.4  
Glass   
168.3  
168.4  
Glazed ceramic wall tiles   
201.7  
201.7  
Hardwood   
225.7  
225.7  
Homogeneous floor tiles   
172.3  
173.0  
Galvanised mild steel   
301.4  
310.0  
Metal formwork   
179.7  
182.0  
Mosaic tiles   
212.5  
212.5  
Paint   
151.5  
151.5  
Portland cement (ordinary)   
137.0  
137.0  
Sand   
465.3  
465.8  
Steel reinforcement   
178.3  
193.4  
Teak   
226.2  
226.2  
Timber formwork   
194.2  
194.2  
uPVC pipes   
152.5  
152.5  
GMS pipes   
167.1  
167.1  
Copper pipes (September 2008 = 100)  @
89.8  
90.9  
# Provisional figures.
@ The copper pipes cost index is a new index series with data collection commenced since 2008. The index adopts September 2008 as the base period (i.e. September 2008 = 100) and its index level is not directly comparable with those of other series.

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