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Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q3 2019 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
9,660  
-1.3  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
8,696  
-13.2  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
13,976  
-1.7  
Total (HK$ Million)   
32,332  
-5.0  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors Analysed by Broad Trade Group
Q3 2019 #
% change   
Private sector sites (HK$ Million)
17,125  
-1.2  
Public sector sites (HK$ Million)
15,478  
-8.3  
Locations other than sites (HK$ Million)   
25,832  
-0.8  
Total (HK$ Million)   
58,435  
-3.0  
Gross Value of Construction Works at Constant (2000) Market Prices Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q3 2019 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
12,046  
-4.5  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
6,309  
-12.2  
Total (HK$ Million)   
18,356  
-7.3  
Gross Value of Construction Works in Nominal Terms Performed by Main Contractors at Construction Sites Analysed by Broad End-use Group
Q3 2019 #
% change   
Buildings (HK$ Million)   
22,600  
-3.5  
Structures & facilities (HK$ Million)   
10,004  
-7.5  
Total (HK$ Million)   
32,604  
-4.7  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Construction
2017  
2018  
Number of establishments   
24 841  
26 418  
Number of persons directly engaged   
185 110  
192 042  
Compensation of employees & payments to labour-only sub-contractors (HK$ million)   
100,624  
92,813  
Consumption of materials and supplies; fuels, electricity and water, and maintenance services (HK$ million)   
69,524  
67,434  
Payment for subcontract works rendered by fee sub-contractors (HK$ million)
178,912  
197,572  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
28,552  
27,454  
Gross value of construction works performed (HK$ million)   
399,946  
409,778  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
18,571  
11,933  
Value added (HK$ million)   
132,781  
122,962  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
40,904  
36,439  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
1,924  
1,044  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Group of Architectural, Surveying and Engineering Services
2017  
2018  
Number of establishments   
2 009  
2 257  
Number of persons engaged   
25 686  
27 814  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
13,670  
14,331  
Consumption of materials and supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)   
399  
321  
Architectural, surveying and engineering design and consultancy fees (HK$ million)   
1,623  
2,496  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
4,244  
3,811  
Service income (HK$ million)   
21,107  
22,341  
Other business receipts (HK$ million)   
892  
719  
Value added (HK$ million)   
15,661  
16,119  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
2,062  
2,102  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
105  
217  
Selected Statistics for All Establishments in the Industry Section of Real Estate Activities
2017  
2018  
Number of establishments   
9 072  
9 859  
Number of persons engaged   
112 262  
116 526  
Compensation of employees (HK$ million)   
31,170  
31,889  
Consumption of materials and supplies, fuels, electricity & water, & maintenance services (HK$ million)   
10,837  
11,510  
Miscellaneous operating expenses (HK$ million)   
39,980  
45,052  
Service and rental income (HK$ million)   
138,505  
148,581  
Gross margin of real estate development projects (HK$ million)   
49,162  
39,301  
Value added (HK$ million)   
145,333  
138,524  
Gross surplus (HK$ million)   
111,615  
122,298  
Gross additions to fixed assets (HK$ million)   
-8,551  
-9,431  
Real Estate Project Statistics
2017  
2018  
Number of projects   
299  
320  
Project expenses incurred during reporting period
Total expenses (HK$ million)   
123,584  
88,178  
Payments to contractors (HK$ million)   
100,425  
71,482  
Building materials & fittings supplied outside the contract sum (HK$ million)   
196  
92  
Architectural design & technical consultancy fees (HK$ million)   
4,716  
3,745  
Interest payments (HK$ million)   
8,354  
6,897  
Other project expenses (HK$ million)   
9,892  
5,963  
Value accrued to projects during reporting period (HK$ million)   
164,391  
120,582  
Land area of projects (thousand sq. m.)   
2 256  
3 073  
Gross floor area of buildings when completed (thousand sq. m.)   
8 617  
9 264  
Index Numbers of the Costs of Labour and Materials Used in Public Sector Construction Projects (April 2003 = 100)
Sep 2019  
Oct 2019  
Cost of Labour Index
Composite labour wages for civil engineering contracts   
160.3  
160.5  
Composite labour wages for building contracts   
153.3  
153.2  
Cost of Materials Index
Aggregates   
226.1  
240.9  
Bitumen   
203.0  
203.8  
Concrete blocks   
198.3  
198.3  
Diesel fuel   
273.8  
275.9  
Glass   
172.6  
172.6  
Glazed ceramic wall tiles   
203.4  
203.4  
Hardwood   
243.2  
243.2  
Homogeneous floor tiles   
181.9  
181.9  
Galvanised mild steel   
362.1  
359.9  
Metal formwork   
204.8  
203.4  
Mosaic tiles   
210.9  
210.9  
Paint   
161.3  
161.3  
Portland cement (ordinary)   
141.7  
141.7  
Sand   
952.6  
962.8  
Steel reinforcement   
189.2  
183.3  
Teak   
263.6  
263.6  
Timber formwork   
200.4  
200.6  
uPVC pipes   
155.2  
155.2  
GMS pipes   
180.7  
180.7  
Copper pipes (September 2008 = 100)  @
92.9  
92.9  
# 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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