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Year-on-year % change
YearQuarterService Industries
Import/export tradeWholesaleRetailTransportationLand transportWater transport
2016 -2.5 -1.0 -8.1 -6.5 +3.6 -11.2
2017 +2.3 +2.8 +2.2 +7.1 +1.8 +5.6
2018 +3.7 +4.3 +8.7 +8.0 +5.3 +4.4
2018 Q1 +4.8 +5.6 +14.4 +10.5 +3.9 +5.5
Q2 +5.8 +7.9 +12.4 +8.6 +6.5 -0.8
Q3 +3.0 +3.2 +6.5 +6.2 +3.5 +3.6
Q4 +1.6 +0.7 +2.3 +7.2 +7.3 +9.4
2019 Q1 # -3.1 -4.0 -1.2 +1.6 +8.2 +3.7

Year-on-year % change
YearQuarterService Industries
Air transportWarehousing and storageCourierAccommodation services (1)Food services
2016 -7.0 +12.1 +5.5 -1.1 +2.9
2017 +10.0 +14.1 +19.1 +6.0 +5.0
2018 +11.3 +12.7 -0.7 +10.8 +6.0
2018 Q1 +16.3 +17.3 +13.7 +10.8 +10.0
Q2 +15.4 +12.5 +2.4 +16.4 +6.7
Q3 +8.7 +8.9 -11.9 +10.4 +5.5
Q4 +6.0 +12.8 -4.7 +7.0 +2.3
2019 Q1 # -1.8 +5.8 -11.0 +9.6 +3.0

Year-on-year % change
YearQuarterService Industries
Information and communicationsTelecommunicationsFilm entertainmentBankingFinancing (except banking)Financial markets and asset management
2016 +0.6 -0.8 -4.5 +8.1 -6.0 -8.7
2017 +2.9 -3.5 +4.3 -0.1 +7.2 +1.6
2018 +3.1 +2.2 +3.1 +6.8 +10.3 +11.6
2018 Q1 +10.3 +10.8 +1.8 +11.1 +28.9 +38.8
Q2 +5.5 +5.5 +5.7 +7.9 +8.0 +9.9
Q3 +3.0 +0.2 -0.9 +7.1 +6.6 +5.5
Q4 -4.8 -6.4 +6.1 +1.2 -0.3 -3.7
2019 Q1 # +1.1 -5.2 +0.3 +0.2 -6.0 -6.6

Year-on-year % change
YearQuarterService Industries
Asset managementInsuranceReal estate (2)Professional, scientific and technical servicesAdministrative and support services
2016 +4.1 +21.8 +10.4 +3.3 +0.9
2017 +4.4 +11.8 +10.2 +1.9 +1.5
2018 +3.7 +8.7 +5.4 +3.3 +3.5
2018 Q1 +24.9 +8.7 +6.5 +6.2 +2.9
Q2 +6.7 +6.5 +3.0 +4.7 +2.9
Q3 -3.7 +6.9 +16.2 +4.9 +4.3
Q4 -9.6 +12.3 -2.9 -2.0 +3.8
2019 Q1 # -1.8 +13.6 +9.8 +2.1 +4.6

Year-on-year % change
YearQuarterService Domains
Tourism, convention and exhibition servicesComputer and information technology services
2016 -8.1 -3.5
2017 +0.8 * +1.4
2018 +11.0 * +2.9
2018 Q1 +14.7 * +4.0
Q2 +13.5 * +2.1
Q3 +7.9 * +1.8
Q4 +8.3 * +3.9
2019 Q1 # +3.9 -3.6

Notes : The above year-on-year % changes of Business Receipts Indices are compiled based on the Hong Kong Standard Industrial Classification (HSIC) Version 2.0 and the series has been backcasted to the first quarter of 2006 (with the quarterly average of 2015 as base period) whereas the year-on-year % changes prior to the first quarter of 2006 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.
 Starting from Q1 2019, business receipts indices of service industries and service domains have been re-referenced, taking year 2015 as the new reference period in place of the previous reference year of 2008. The re-referencing from 2008 to 2015 does not affect their year-on-year percentage changes contained in this statistical table.
 (1)Accommodation services cover hotels, guesthouses, boarding houses and other establishments providing short term accommodation.
 (2)The coverage of the real estate industry has been enhanced since the reference quarter of Q1 2019 and the new series has been backcasted to Q1 2012. The old series with 2008 as the reference year will continue to be compiled up till Q4 2019 and will be provided to users upon request.
 #Provisional figures.
 *Revised figures.
Source : Business Services Statistics Section,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 3903 7274
 Enquiry e-mail : business-receipts@censtatd.gov.hk)



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