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HK$ million (unless otherwise specified)
Industry DivisionYearNumber of establishmentsNumber of persons engagedNumber of employeesCompensation of employeesOperating expensesTotal value of purchases of goods for saleChanges in stocksSales and other receiptsValue addedGross surplus
Import/export trade 2014 82 769 492 146 469 948 166,029 297,218 3,357,404 -1,169 4,136,461 440,799 314,641
2015 80 512 479 070 460 023 163,170 281,326 3,210,744 -9,038 3,961,089 426,666 296,811
2016 81 223 466 155 445 721 166,063 283,582 3,160,431 16,459 3,888,585 435,019 294,969
2017 78 620 454 727 436 931 166,432 284,996 3,241,070 11,835 3,986,570 457,565 305,905
2018 78 518 447 144 430 039 171,977 299,366 3,465,820 7,050 4,261,063 478,279 330,949
Wholesale trade 2014 14 080 67 206 57 951 12,915 15,249 289,621 431 326,442 22,324 9,088
2015 13 832 64 074 54 368 13,018 14,676 276,166 -957 313,286 21,401 8,470
2016 13 752 62 405 53 393 13,177 13,827 267,588 87 302,658 21,073 8,153
2017 13 876 62 312 53 558 13,562 13,257 273,278 -2,050 310,265 21,917 8,119
2018 13 621 62 373 54 040 14,272 14,829 286,684 531 324,156 23,577 8,901
Retail trade 2014 49 505 274 011 220 768 47,181 116,304 366,449 4,749 577,753 95,822 52,568
2015 47 384 278 598 227 099 50,081 120,212 354,549 -2,647 569,551 89,257 42,061
2016 45 742 268 378 221 318 49,791 117,418 317,543 -8,595 532,343 79,516 38,995
2017 44 404 264 507 218 093 51,211 121,650 336,872 -3,402 552,325 84,080 39,190
2018 44 076 270 201 224 442 56,035 130,070 374,990 1,895 600,786 89,940 41,588
Accommodation services 2014 1 072 42 179 41 636 11,805 13,278 3,490 -16 46,453 30,271 17,863
2015 1 108 42 647 42 010 12,069 13,302 3,484 -25 44,332 28,180 15,452
2016 1 063 41 237 40 592 12,055 13,472 3,406 -30 43,241 27,106 14,278
2017 1 104 43 264 42 346 12,945 13,838 3,631 -25 45,184 28,424 14,744
2018 1 105 44 375 43 913 14,266 15,593 4,131 3 50,980 32,156 16,993
Food services 2014 13 904 256 954 243 731 36,938 40,118 41,730 -12 128,068 45,966 9,270
2015 13 554 258 517 246 072 38,390 41,574 42,461 -40 132,114 47,707 9,649
2016 13 637 256 929 246 100 40,824 43,246 43,409 -6 137,605 50,673 10,119
2017 14 420 267 822 256 928 43,568 45,466 46,022 -3 145,526 53,755 10,468
2018 15 660 271 486 259 457 48,399 48,196 49,900 -17 157,532 59,127 11,020
All Industry Divisions 2014 161 331 1 132 496 1 034 035 274,869 482,167 4,058,694 3,982 5,215,178 635,182 403,430
2015 156 391 1 122 906 1 029 572 276,728 471,090 3,887,404 -12,707 5,020,372 613,211 372,442
2016 155 417 1 095 105 1 007 124 281,911 471,545 3,792,377 7,915 4,904,432 613,387 366,513
2017 152 424 1 092 633 1 007 855 287,719 479,208 3,900,873 6,355 5,039,870 645,741 378,425
2018 152 980 1 095 580 1 011 891 304,948 508,054 4,181,525 9,462 5,394,517 683,079 409,451
Notes : (1)The sum of individual items may not add up to the total because of rounding.
 (2)Value added is a measure of an industry's contribution to the Gross Domestic Product of Hong Kong.
 (3)The above statistics are compiled based on the Hong Kong Standard Industrial Classification (HSIC) Version 2.0 and the series has been backcasted to 2005 whereas the statistics prior to 2005 are 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 the Hong Kong Standard Industrial Classification" published in the November 2008 issue of the Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics.
Source : Distribution Services Statistics Section,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 3903 7399
 Enquiry e-mail : asw@censtatd.gov.hk)



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