Reports containing key statistics on various major industry sectors in 2016 published
Reports containing key statistics on various major industry sectors in 2016 published
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     The following five reports presenting the key statistics on the business performance and operating characteristics of various major industry sectors in 2016 have been published by the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD):
 
(i) Key Statistics on Business Performance and Operating Characteristics of the Industrial Sector in 2016;
(ii) Key Statistics on Business Performance and Operating Characteristics of the Building, Construction and Real Estate Sectors in 2016;
(iii) Key Statistics on Business Performance and Operating Characteristics of the Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades, and Accommodation and Food Services Sectors in 2016;
(iv) Key Statistics on Business Performance and Operating Characteristics of the Transportation, Storage and Courier Services Sector in 2016; and
(v) Key Statistics on Business Performance and Operating Characteristics of the Information and Communications, Financing and Insurance, Professional and Business Services Sectors in 2016.
 
     The key statistics presented in these reports were compiled from the results of the 2016 Annual Survey of Economic Activities conducted by the C&SD. They contain a wide range of statistics reflecting the business performance and operating characteristics of various major industry sectors in 2016, mainly including:

* number of establishments;
* number of persons engaged;
* value of sales of goods, business receipts and other income;
* compensation of employees;
* operating expenses;
* gross surplus;
* value added; and
* gross additions to fixed assets.
 
     Apart from statistics relating to 2016, summary statistics for 2014 and 2015 are also contained in these reports to facilitate reference and comparison.
 
     The statistics in the aforementioned reports are complementary to those relatively timely but less detailed statistics on the current situation of various major industry sectors as provided by the relevant quarterly or monthly surveys. They together constitute a comprehensive series of sectoral economic statistics to assist readers in grasping the salient features and developments of various major sectors.
 
     Users can download these reports free of charge from the website of the C&SD (www.censtatd.gov.hk/hkstat/sub/sp70.jsp).
 
     Enquiries regarding the reports can be directed to the relevant sections of the C&SD shown in the attached table.
 
Ends/Friday, December 29, 2017
Issued at HKT 16:30
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