This publication is the thirty-fourth issue in a series of Special Topics Reports. It presents the results of three special topic enquiries conducted via the General Household Survey during July to September and October to December 2002, viz.
(1) The enquiry "Job-changing of employed persons" conducted during July to September 2002: presenting information on the characteristics and employment situation pertaining to persons aged 15 and over who were employed at the time of enumeration and had changed jobs in Hong Kong during the year before enumeration;
(2) The enquiry "Casual employment" conducted during October to December 2002: presenting information on the characteristics and employment situation pertaining to casual employees (i.e. employees who were employed by an employer on a day-to-day basis or for a fixed period of less than 60 days); and
(3) The enquiry "Worker displacement" conducted during July to December 2002: presenting information on persons aged 17 and over who had been displaced, for various reasons, from a job in which they had worked as employees for two years or more during the year before enumeration. Information was collected on their characteristics as well as their reason for leaving the job, working conditions in the lost job and working arrangement after displacement.