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YearMonthPersons engagedVacancies
No.Year-on-year % changeNo.Year-on-year % change
2016 Jun 165 526 1.1 8 900 10.8
Sep 165 927 1.1 8 742 2.4
Dec 166 615 1.0 8 819 2.6
2017 Mar 167 671 0.9 8 663 7.1
Jun 167 857 1.4 8 419 -5.4
Notes : (1)Civil servants refer to persons who are employed on civil service terms of appointment as at the survey reference date. Independent Commission Against Corruption officers, judicial officers, locally engaged staff working in the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices outside Hong Kong, and other government employees like Non-Civil Service Contract staff are excluded.
 (2)The number of civil service vacancies excludes those vacancies arisen from posts pending deletion and posts held by temporary staff or reserved for other staff. For details, please see "Concepts and Methods".
Source : Employment Statistics and Central Register of Establishments Section,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 2582 5076
 Enquiry e-mail : employment@censtatd.gov.hk)



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