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Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q1 2019 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
9,439  
-16.6  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
9,358  
-28.3  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
13,243  
+3.3  
Total (HK$ Million)   
32,040  
-13.9  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q1 2019 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
16,549  
-16.9  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
16,126  
-25.1  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
24,267  
+6.1  
Total (HK$ Million)   
56,942  
-11.5  
Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q1 2019 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
12,401  
-20.2  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
6,396  
-27.6  
Total (HK$ Million)   
18,797  
-22.9  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q1 2019 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
22,869  
-19.8  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
9,806  
-24.2  
Total (HK$ Million)   
32,675  
-21.2  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Construction
2016  
2017  
Number of establishments   
24 197  
24 841  
Number of persons directly engaged   
179 556  
185 110  
Compensation of employees & payments to labour-only sub-contractors (HK$ million)   
93,152  
100,624  
Consumption of materials and supplies; fuels, electricity and water, and maintenance services (HK$ million)   
70,133  
69,524  
Payment for subcontract works rendered by fee sub-contractors (HK$ million)
175,030  
178,912  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
28,993  
28,552  
Gross value of construction works performed (HK$ million)   
390,169  
399,946  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
15,704  
18,571  
Value added (HK$ million)   
126,267  
132,781  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
38,564  
40,904  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
2,840  
1,924  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Group of Architectural, Surveying and Engineering Services
2016  
2017  
Number of establishments   
1 997  
2 009  
Number of persons engaged   
27 184  
25 686  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
13,519  
13,670  
Consumption of materials and supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)   
337  
399  
Architectural, surveying and engineering design and consultancy fees (HK$ million)   
1,883  
1,623  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
4,089  
4,244  
Service income (HK$ million)   
21,027  
21,107  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
667  
892  
Value added (HK$ million)   
15,099  
15,661  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
1,865  
2,062  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
115  
105  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Real Estate Activities
2016  
2017  
Number of establishments   
7 929  
9 072  
Number of persons engaged   
113 749  
112 262  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
28,402  
31,170  
Consumption of materials and supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)   
11,852  
10,837  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
35,591  
39,980  
Service and rental income (HK$ million)   
133,488  
138,505  
Gross margin of real estate development projects (HK$ million)   
47,407  
49,162  
Value added (HK$ million)   
140,275  
145,333  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
110,780  
111,615  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
-1,283  
-8,551  
Real Estate Project Statistics
2016  
2017  
Number of projects   
308  
299  
Project expenses incurred during reporting period
Total expenses (HK$ million)   
97,299  
123,584  
Payments to contractors (HK$ million)   
78,051  
100,425  
Building materials & fittings supplied outside the contract sum (HK$ million)   
619  
196  
Architectural design & technical consultancy fees (HK$ million)   
4,552  
4,716  
Interest payments (HK$ million)   
7,581  
8,354  
Other project expenses (HK$ million)   
6,495  
9,892  
Value accrued to projects during reporting period (HK$ million)   
137,124  
164,391  
Land area of projects (thousand sq. m.)   
2 312  
2 256  
Gross floor area of buildings when completed (thousand sq. m.)   
8 562  
8 617  
Index Numbers of the Costs of Labour and Materials Used in Public Sector Construction Projects (April 2003 = 100)
Apr 2019  
May 2019  
Cost of Labour Index
Composite labour wages for civil engineering contracts   
162.7  
162.2  
Composite labour wages for building contracts   
148.9  
149.3  
Cost of Materials Index
Aggregates   
169.2  
163.9  
Bitumen   
196.1  
199.1  
Concrete blocks   
198.3  
198.3  
Diesel fuel   
268.0  
272.0  
Glass   
172.0  
172.0  
Glazed ceramic wall tiles   
203.4  
203.4  
Hardwood   
243.2  
243.2  
Homogeneous floor tiles   
179.1  
180.3  
Galvanised mild steel   
372.0  
370.9  
Metal formwork   
208.8  
208.0  
Mosaic tiles   
213.0  
213.0  
Paint   
160.4  
160.4  
Portland cement (ordinary)   
142.6  
142.6  
Sand   
970.4  
974.9  
Steel reinforcement   
198.8  
198.2  
Teak   
263.5  
263.5  
Timber formwork   
202.0  
201.8  
uPVC pipes   
154.8  
154.8  
GMS pipes   
180.7  
180.7  
Copper pipes (September 2008 = 100)  @
94.6  
93.8  
# Provisional figures.
@ The copper pipes cost index is a new index series with data collection commenced since 2008. The index adopts September 2008 as the base period (i.e. September 2008 = 100) and its index level is not directly comparable with those of other series.

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