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Statistical Reports

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    • Title
      • Latest Issue
      • Release Date
        15 Nov 2017
      • Abstract

        This monthly publication is a compact volume of official statistics containing about 140 tables in 11 sections.  It collects up-to-date statistical series on various aspects of the social and economic situation of Hong Kong.  Topics include population; labour; external trade; National Income ...

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      • Release Date
        20 Oct 2017
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        The Hong Kong Annual Digest of Statistics is a comprehensive and convenient collection of official statistics. This publication aims to provide detailed annual statistical series on various aspects of the social and economic developments of Hong Kong. Most of the data series presented reflect ...

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      • Release Date
        29 Sep 2017
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        Through graphical presentations and succinct commentaries, the publication aims at portraying the development of Hong Kong towards a knowledge-based economy (KBE) from different perspectives. An analytical framework encompassing a suite of statistical indicators grouped into the following four dimensions ...
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      • Latest Issue
      • Release Date
        30 Jun 2017
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        This publication aims at presenting statistics compiled from a variety of data sources relevant to the development of an information society in Hong Kong, including the recent developments in information and communication technology services, the external trade of information and communication technology ...
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        18 Apr 2017
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        This publication contains key findings of the Thematic Household Survey conducted during April to July 2016. The survey collected information on information technology usage and penetration.

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      • Latest Issue
      • Release Date
        30 Dec 2016
      • Abstract
        The publication presents the latest statistics on research and development (R&D) activities in Hong Kong, with elaborated analyses of R&D activities performed in the business, higher education and government sectors. It also contains detailed statistics on technological innovation activities (including ...
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      • Release Date
        4 Feb 2016
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        This publication contains key findings of the Thematic Household Survey conducted during May to August 2015. The survey collected information on the pattern of smoking, personal computer and Internet penetration and use of language.

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      • Release Date
        20 Nov 2008
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        A round of THS was conducted during December 2007 to March 2008 to collect information from Hong Kong residents on their patterns regarding the smoking and application of information technology.
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      • Latest Issue
      • Release Date
        24 Oct 2008
      • Abstract
        This report contains statistics on innovation activities, including R&D, in the business sector for 2007. It also contains analyses of the various aspects of innovation activities including the impact of technological innovation (TI) on the business sector; sources of information for undertaking ...

Feature Articles

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        To have a better understanding of the latest development of information technology (IT) in the community, the Census and Statistics Department has been conducting the Thematic Household Survey on IT Usage and Penetration regularly since 2000. The survey results provide useful reference in formulating ...

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        The global economy has undergone significant changes in recent years. One of the key features of the changes is the growing importance of knowledge in all sectors of economic activities. Knowledge, as embodied in human capital and in technology, is now seen as a vital source of long-term economic growth. ...
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        The promotion and application of new knowledge generated through research and development activities are crucial in sustaining the development of a knowledge-based economy. Statistics on research output are important indicators reflecting the achievements in this respect and offer insight into possible ...
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        Innovation is a key impetus to economic growth and development towards a knowledge-based economy. Innovation activities encompass research and development activities, technological product and process innovation activities as well as organisation and marketing innovation activities which are not directly ...
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        The rapid development in science and technology has changed our lives in many aspects. Among the science and technology statistical indicators, patent statistics provide a measure of technical progress and inventive activity of an economy.

        This article describes the key trends and developments ...
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        Capabilities in innovation and technology are essential elements to enhance an economy's competitiveness while research and development (R&D) is one key impetus for technological advancement. Of the various categories of science and technology indicators, statistics on R&D are among the most ...
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        Capability in innovation is a crucial element for sustainable economic development. In order to stay ahead in the increasingly competitive market, business firms have to be innovative. Accordingly, statistics on innovation activities in the business sector are useful in shedding light on the diffusion ...
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        The rapid development of information technology (IT) has been impacting our society at large in this information age. Successful adoption of IT is often seen as a strong force for raising productivity and propelling economic growth. IT has become a very important production factor. To assess the impact ...
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        The rapid development of information and telecommunications technologies has been affecting society significantly in this information age. To reflect the latest development in this area, the Census and Statistics Department started compiling relevant statistics in recent years. This article provides an ...
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        The Census and Statistics Department completed the latest round of major revision to the Gross Domestic Product series in August 2002. A major feature of the major revision is the expansion of the coverage of investment expenditure on fixed assets to include computer software. This article describes ...
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        The rapid development of information and telecommunication technologies has been impacting the society at large in this information age. This leads to increasing demand for statistics on the industries providing information technology and telecommunications (IT&T) services as well as statistics on the ...

Statistical Tables, Charts & Datasets

Title
Starts In*
Last Update
Statistical Table (HTML) or Statistical Chart
2000
15 Mar 2016
Statistical Table (HTML) or Statistical Chart
1998
30 Dec 2016
Statistical Table (HTML) or Statistical Chart
1998
30 Dec 2016
XML File
2015
30 Dec 2016
* Refers to the earliest issue of statistical reports, feature articles, statistical classifications and references on concepts and methods, or the earliest time point of statistical series in statistical tables, charts & datasets. Values are presented in year.