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Median hours of work (Hours)
PeriodSexIndustry of main employment
ManufacturingConstructionImport/export trade and wholesaleRetail, accommodation and food servicesTransportation, storage, postal and courier services, information and communicationsFinancing, insurance, real estate, professional and business servicesPublic administration, social and personal servicesOther industriesAll industries
RetailAccommodation and food servicesSub totalFinancing and insuranceReal estate and professional and business servicesSub total
2016 Male 45 44 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 44 45
Female 40 41 40 45 48 48 40 40 43 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 44 44 40 48 50 48 44 40 44 44 45 43 44
2017 Male 45 42 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 44 44 43 44
Female 40 41 40 45 48 48 40 40 42 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 44 42 40 48 49 48 43 40 44 43 45 43 44
2018 Male 45 44 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 44 45
Female 41 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 42 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 44 40 47 48 48 43 40 44 43 45 43 44
4/2018 - 6/2018 Male 44 40 40 48 54 48 45 40 45 44 43 42 44
Female 40 40 40 44 48 45 40 40 40 40 48 40 43
Both sexes 44 40 40 45 48 48 42 40 44 40 45 40 44
5/2018 - 7/2018 Male 44 44 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 44 44 44 44
Female 40 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 40 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 44 43 40 45 48 48 43 40 44 40 45 43 44
6/2018 - 8/2018 Male 45 45 40 48 54 50 45 42 45 45 44 45 45
Female 42 41 40 45 48 47 40 40 44 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 45 40 48 48 48 44 40 45 44 45 44 45
7/2018 - 9/2018 Male 45 45 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 45 45
Female 43 42 40 45 48 47 40 40 43 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 45 40 48 48 48 44 40 45 44 45 44 45
8/2018 - 10/2018 Male 45 45 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 44 45
Female 42 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 42 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 44 40 48 48 48 44 40 44 43 45 44 44
9/2018 - 11/2018 Male 45 45 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 44 45
Female 40 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 43 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 45 40 48 48 48 44 40 44 44 45 42 45
10/2018 - 12/2018 Male 45 45 40 48 54 50 45 43 45 45 44 45 45
Female 40 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 43 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 45 40 48 50 48 44 40 45 44 47 42 45
11/2018 - 1/2019 Male 46 44 40 48 54 50 45 43 45 45 44 45 45
Female 40 42 40 45 48 48 40 40 43 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 44 40 48 50 48 44 40 45 44 45 42 45
12/2018 - 2/2019 Male 45 40 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 44 44 45 44
Female 40 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 40 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 44 40 40 45 50 48 43 40 44 40 45 44 44
1/2019 - 3/2019 Male 45 40 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 44 44 45 44
Female 40 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 40 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 43 40 40 45 48 48 42 40 44 40 45 43 44
2/2019 - 4/2019 Male 45 44 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 45 45
Female 40 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 40 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 44 44 40 45 49 48 44 40 44 44 45 44 45
3/2019 - 5/2019 Male 45 44 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 44 45
Female 42 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 42 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 43 40 48 48 48 44 40 45 44 45 40 45
4/2019 - 6/2019 Male 45 42 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 43 45
Female 43 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 40 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 42 40 48 48 48 43 40 45 42 45 42 44
5/2019 - 7/2019 Male 48 42 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 44 44 42 44
Female 44 40 40 45 48 45 40 40 40 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 42 40 45 49 48 42 40 44 42 45 40 44
6/2019 - 8/2019 # Male 48 45 40 48 54 50 45 40 45 45 44 44 45
Female 44 42 40 45 48 48 40 40 43 40 48 40 44
Both sexes 45 44 40 47 49 48 44 40 45 44 45 44 45
Notes : #Provisional figures
 Starting from 2001, annual figures are compiled based on data collected in the General Household Survey from January to December of the year concerned as well as the mid-year population estimates.
 The above statistics are compiled based on the Hong Kong Standard Industrial Classification (HSIC) Version 2.0 and the series has been backcasted to the quarter of January to March 2008. Statistics prior to 2008 have been compiled based on HSIC Version 1.1. Users may also download "HSIC Version 1.1-based statistics" for reference. For more details on the revision of HSIC, please refer to the feature article "Revision of Hong Kong Standard Industrial Classification" published in November 2008 issue of the Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics.
 Accommodation services cover hotels, guesthouses, boarding houses and other establishments providing short term accommodation.
 The retail, accommodation and food services industries as a whole is generally referred to as the consumption- and tourism-related segment.
Source : Household Statistics Analysis Section,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 2887 5508
 Enquiry e-mail : ghs@censtatd.gov.hk)



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