"Special Topics Report No. 60" on social statistics published
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     The "Special Topics Report No. 60" on social statistics was published by the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) today (September 28).

     The report contains the findings of a special enquiry on "Self-employment" conducted via the General Household Survey by the C&SD during October to December 2011.

     The enquiry on "Self-employment" provided information on the characteristics of self-employed persons and their situation (including working experience and job-seeking experience, if any) prior to their becoming self-employed.  Self-employed persons covered in this enquiry referred to those persons who, in their main employment, worked for profit or fees in their own business/profession and were neither employed by someone nor employing others.

     The report includes findings of the above enquiry with some 30 statistical tables.  Users can download this publication free of charge at the website of the C&SD (www.censtatd.gov.hk/hkstat/sub/sp453.jsp?productCode=C0000067).

     Enquiries about the contents of the report can be directed to the General Household Survey Section (2) of the C&SD (Tel: 2887 5503 or email: special-topics@censtatd.gov.hk).

Ends/Friday, September 28, 2012
Issued at HKT 14:00

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