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Population ('000)   
End-2018  
End-2019 #
7 486.4  
7 500.7  
Number of households ('000)   
11/2018 - 1/2019  
11/2019 - 1/2020  
2 578.1  
2 652.5  
Labour force ('000)   
12/2018 - 2/2019  
12/2019 - 2/2020 #
3 969.2  
3 903.0  
Unemployment rate (%) (seasonally adjusted)   
12/2018 - 2/2019  
12/2019 - 2/2020 #
2.8  
3.7  
Real Wage Index (Year-on-year % change)
Sep 2019  
Dec 2019  
0.0  
-0.5  
Total exports of goods, values (HK$ Million)   
2018  
2019  
Jan 2020  
Feb 2020  
269,396  
238,558  
Total exports of goods, quantum index (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
4.9  
-5.0  
Dec 2019  
Jan 2020  
3.8  
-22.9  
Imports of goods, value (HK$ Million)   
2018  
2019  
Jan 2020  
Feb 2020  
299,991  
277,108  
Imports of goods, quantum index (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
5.9  
-7.6  
Dec 2019  
Jan 2020  
-2.0  
-16.8  
Gross Domestic Product (Year-on-year % change in real terms)
2018 r
2019 r
+2.9  
-1.2  
Q3 2019 r
Q4 2019 r
-2.8  
-2.9  
Balance of Payments — current account balance (HK$ Million)   
2018 #
2019 #
105,942  
178,140  
Q3 2019 #
Q4 2019 #
71,867  
42,792  
Composite Consumer Price Index  (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
2.4  
2.9  
Jan 2020  
Feb 2020  
1.4  
2.2  
Total retail sales, volume index (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
7.6  
-12.3  
Jan 2020  
Feb 2020 #
-23.1  
-46.7  
Business Receipts Indices (Year-on-year % change) - Banking   
Q3 2019  
Q4 2019 #
5.5  
0.8  
Business Receipts Indices (Year-on-year % change) - Financing (except banking)   
Q3 2019  
Q4 2019 #
-1.8  
9.9  
Money Supply - M3 (HK$ million)
Q4 2018  
Q4 2019  
Newly completed residential flats ('000)
2018  
1/2019 - 6/2019  
46.0  
14.7  
Public mobile subscribers per 1 000 population  (1)
End-2018  
End-8/2019  
1 224    
1 258 #  
Visitor arrivals ('000)
2018  
1/2019 - 10/2019  
65 148  
50 075  
#Provisional figures
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(1)Figures exclude pre-paid SIM cards
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