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Employment (Number) 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
(1) Financial services 226 200 229 100 231 900 236 400 246 700
  Banking 96 300 97 800 97 500 99 100 103 000
Insurance 46 100 46 700 48 800 51 700 56 200
Other financial services (e.g. stock brokerage, asset management, finance leasing; and investment and holding companies) 83 800 84 500 85 600 85 600 87 400
(2) Tourism 236 100 251 400 270 300 271 300 265 900
  (A) Inbound tourism 206 400 219 200 238 300 240 000 233 400
  Retail trade 91 300 100 200 112 600 112 000 107 400
Accommodation services ^ 39 100 39 500 39 900 40 100 37 300
Food and beverage services 42 900 46 100 49 000 51 700 52 700
Cross-boundary passenger transport services 13 400 13 700 14 200 14 000 14 000
Others 19 800 19 800 22 700 22 200 22 000
(B) Outbound tourism 29 700 32 200 32 100 31 300 32 500
  Travel agency, reservation service and related activities 19 400 19 800 19 900 19 700 20 400
Cross-boundary passenger transport services 10 300 12 400 12 200 11 600 12 100
(3) Trading and Logistics 773 800 763 600 766 300 764 800 746 900
  (A) Trading 583 200 580 100 577 700 577 000 565 900
  Wholesale 64 300 63 800 62 500 61 600 60 300
Import and export trade 518 900 516 300 515 100 515 400 505 600
(B) Logistics 190 500 183 500 188 700 187 700 180 900
  Freight transport and storage services 172 200 165 500 170 700 169 500 161 700
Postal and courier services 18 300 18 000 18 000 18 300 19 200
(4) Professional Services and Other Producer Services 469 300 482 600 496 200 507 700 521 700
  (A) Professional services 184 900 195 200 203 800 208 600 213 100
  Legal, accounting and auditing services 47 400 49 100 49 800 50 400 51 600
Architecture and engineering activities, technical testing and analysis; scientific research and
development; management and management consultancy activities
67 000 70 600 74 500 76 200 77 800
Other professional services
(e.g. information technology related services, advertising and specialised design services)
70 500 75 500 79 500 82 000 83 800
(B) Other producer services * 284 400 287 300 292 300 299 100 308 600
Four Key Industries = (1)+(2)+(3)+(4) 1 705 400 1 726 600 1 764 700 1 780 100 1 781 100
Total employment 3 578 500 3 653 100 3 724 800 3 744 200 3 774 500
Notes : Figures have been revised based on the up-to-date benchmark population data from the results of the 2016 Population By-census.
 ^Accommodation services cover hotels, guesthouses, boarding houses and other establishments providing short term accommodation.
 *Other producer services refer to producer services other than financial services, tourism, trading and logistics, and professional services.
 Figures may not add up to total due to rounding.
Source : Composite Employment Estimates.
National Income Section (2)1,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 3903 7005
 Enquiry e-mail : gdp-p@censtatd.gov.hk)



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