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Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q2 2018 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
11,162  
+1.1  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
11,714  
-18.0  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
12,077  
0.0  
Total (HK$ Million)   
34,953  
-6.5  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q2 2018 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
19,690  
+3.3  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
19,518  
-14.5  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
22,335  
+8.1  
Total (HK$ Million)   
61,543  
-1.6  
Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q2 2018 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
15,304  
+1.7  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
7,572  
-26.2  
Total (HK$ Million)   
22,876  
-9.6  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q2 2018 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
28,114  
+2.6  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
11,094  
-23.4  
Total (HK$ Million)   
39,208  
-6.4  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Construction
2015  
2016  
Number of establishments   
23 342  
24 197  
Number of persons directly engaged   
199 861  
179 556  
Compensation of employees & payments to labour-only sub-contractors (HK$ million)   
82,170  
93,152  
Consumption of materials and supplies; fuels, electricity and water, and maintenance services (HK$ million)   
63,100  
70,133  
Payment for subcontract works rendered by fee sub-contractors (HK$ million)
161,458  
175,030  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
27,264  
28,993  
Gross value of construction works performed (HK$ million)   
353,442  
390,169  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
11,043  
15,704  
Value added (HK$ million)   
108,771  
126,267  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
30,494  
38,564  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
2,587  
2,840  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Group of Architectural, Surveying and Engineering Services
2015  
2016  
Number of establishments   
1 781  
1 997  
Number of persons engaged   
28 522  
27 184  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
13,116  
13,519  
Consumption of sundry supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)
Architectural, surveying and engineering design and consultancy fees (HK$ million) (HK$ million)   
2,425  
1,883  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
3,837  
4,089  
Service income (HK$ million)   
21,590  
21,027  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
589  
667  
Value added (HK$ million)   
15,491  
15,099  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
2,497  
1,865  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
87  
115  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Real Estate Activities
2015  
2016  
Number of establishments   
7 409  
7 929  
Number of persons engaged   
110 250  
113 749  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
26,370  
28,402  
Consumption of sundry supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
38,651  
35,591  
Service and rental income (HK$ million)   
126,364  
133,488  
Gross margin of real estate development projects (HK$ million)   
46,242  
47,407  
Value added (HK$ million)   
126,636  
140,275  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
98,049  
110,780  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
7,425  
-1,283  
Real Estate Project Statistics
2015  
2016  
Number of projects   
300  
308  
Project expenses incurred during reporting period
Total expenses (HK$ million)   
75,202  
97,299  
Payments to contractors (HK$ million)   
60,452  
78,051  
Building materials & fittings supplied (HK$ million)
Architectural design & technical consultancy fees (HK$ million)   
3,837  
4,552  
Interest payments (HK$ million)   
5,453  
7,581  
Other project expenses (HK$ million)   
4,863  
6,495  
Value accrued to projects during reporting period (HK$ million)   
115,991  
137,124  
Land area of projects (thousand sq. m.)   
2 057  
2 312  
Gross floor area of buildings when completed (thousand sq. m.)   
8 033  
8 562  
Index Numbers of the Costs of Labour and Materials Used in Public Sector Construction Projects (April 2003 = 100)
Jul 2018  
Aug 2018  
Cost of Labour Index
Composite labour wages for civil engineering contracts   
168.0  
168.1  
Composite labour wages for building contracts   
148.1  
148.8  
Cost of Materials Index
Aggregates   
181.9  
189.2  
Bitumen   
194.9  
194.9  
Concrete blocks   
192.0  
192.4  
Diesel fuel   
256.7  
258.7  
Glass   
169.8  
169.8  
Glazed ceramic wall tiles   
202.6  
202.6  
Hardwood   
241.3  
243.2  
Homogeneous floor tiles   
178.1  
178.7  
Galvanised mild steel   
358.3  
357.7  
Metal formwork   
196.7  
196.7  
Mosaic tiles   
212.6  
212.6  
Paint   
153.8  
153.8  
Portland cement (ordinary)   
138.7  
138.6  
Sand   
927.7  
1042.1  
Steel reinforcement   
204.8  
204.3  
Teak   
263.5  
263.5  
Timber formwork   
201.6  
202.2  
uPVC pipes   
154.8  
154.8  
GMS pipes   
180.7  
180.7  
Copper pipes (September 2008 = 100)  @
93.3  
92.8  
# 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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