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Population ('000)   
Mid-2019  
Mid-2020 #
7 507.4  
7 509.2  
Number of households ('000)   
7/2019 - 9/2019  
7/2020 - 9/2020  
2 621.8  
2 665.3  
Labour force ('000)   
8/2019 - 10/2019  
8/2020 - 10/2020 #
3 966.1  
3 885.5  
Unemployment rate (%) (seasonally adjusted)   
8/2019 - 10/2019  
8/2020 - 10/2020 #
3.0  
6.4  
Real Wage Index (Year-on-year % change)
Mar 2020  
Jun 2020  
-0.3  
0.6  
Total exports of goods, values (HK$ Million)   
2018  
2019  
Sep 2020  
Oct 2020  
379,348  
344,657  
Total exports of goods, quantum index (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
4.9  
-5.0  
Aug 2020  
Sep 2020  
-1.2  
10.3  
Imports of goods, value (HK$ Million)   
2018  
2019  
Sep 2020  
Oct 2020  
392,042  
381,413  
Imports of goods, quantum index (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
5.9  
-7.6  
Aug 2020  
Sep 2020  
-4.5  
4.6  
Gross Domestic Product (Year-on-year % change in real terms)
2018 r
2019 r
+2.8  
-1.2  
Q2 2020 r
Q3 2020 r
-9.0  
-3.5  
Balance of Payments — current account balance (HK$ Million)   
2018 #
2019 #
105,942  
176,005  
Q1 2020 #
Q2 2020 #
-8,864  
59,426  
Composite Consumer Price Index  (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
2.4  
2.9  
Sep 2020  
Oct 2020  
-2.2  
-0.2  
Total retail sales, volume index (Year-on-year % change)   
2018  
2019  
7.6  
-12.3  
Aug 2020  
Sep 2020 #
-13.4  
-13.4  
Business Receipts Indices (Year-on-year % change) - Banking   
Q1 2020  
Q2 2020  
1.9  
-8.1  
Business Receipts Indices (Year-on-year % change) - Financing (except banking)   
Q1 2020  
Q2 2020  
6.0  
9.4  
Money Supply - M3 (HK$ million)
Q2 2019  
Q2 2020  
Newly completed residential flats ('000)
2019  
1/2020 - 3/2020  
30.3  
8.1  
Public mobile subscribers per 1 000 population  (1)
End-2019  
End-2/2020  
1 264 #  
1 252 #  
Visitor arrivals ('000)
2019  
1/2020 - 4/2020  
55 913  
3 493  
#Provisional figures
r"Revised figures". These "revised figures" are still subject to further revision later on when more data are incorporated.
(1)Figures exclude pre-paid SIM cards
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