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Employment (Number) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
(1) Financial services 231 900 236 400 246 700 253 100 258 500
  Banking 97 500 99 100 103 000 102 200 102 900
Insurance 48 800 51 700 56 200 62 400 65 400
Other financial services (e.g. stock brokerage, asset management, finance leasing; and investment and holding companies) 85 600 85 600 87 400 88 400 90 200
(2) Tourism 270 300 271 300 265 900 259 800 257 700
  (A) Inbound tourism 238 300 240 000 233 400 226 500 225 000
  Retail trade 112 600 112 000 107 400 104 000 99 300
Accommodation services ^ 39 900 40 100 37 300 36 600 37 800
Food and beverage services 49 000 51 700 52 700 49 600 50 900
Cross-boundary passenger transport services 14 200 14 000 14 000 14 900 14 000
Others 22 700 22 200 22 000 21 300 23 000
(B) Outbound tourism 32 100 31 300 32 500 33 300 32 700
  Travel agency, reservation service and related activities 19 900 19 700 20 400 20 400 20 300
Cross-boundary passenger transport services 12 200 11 600 12 100 12 900 12 400
(3) Trading and Logistics 766 300 764 800 746 900 730 700 727 500
  (A) Trading 577 700 577 000 565 900 555 900 546 900
  Wholesale 62 500 61 600 60 300 59 900 59 500
Import and export trade 515 100 515 400 505 600 496 000 487 400
(B) Logistics 188 700 187 700 180 900 174 800 180 600
  Freight transport and storage services 170 700 169 500 161 700 156 000 161 500
Postal and courier services 18 000 18 300 19 200 18 800 19 100
(4) Professional Services and Other Producer Services 496 200 507 700 521 700 531 800 536 900
  (A) Professional services 203 800 208 600 213 100 217 400 221 400
  Legal, accounting and auditing services 49 800 50 400 51 600 52 900 53 000
Architecture and engineering activities, technical testing and analysis; scientific research and
development; management and management consultancy activities
74 500 76 200 77 800 79 800 82 100
Other professional services
(e.g. information technology related services, advertising and specialised design services)
79 500 82 000 83 800 84 700 86 400
(B) Other producer services * 292 300 299 100 308 600 314 400 315 500
Four Key Industries = (1)+(2)+(3)+(4) 1 764 700 1 780 100 1 781 100 1 775 300 1 780 500
Total employment 3 724 800 3 744 200 3 774 500 3 787 800 3 823 900
Notes : ^Accommodation services cover hotels, guesthouses, boarding houses and other establishments providing short term accommodation.
 *Other producer services refer to producer services other than financial services, tourism, trading and logistics, and professional services.
 Figures may not add up to total due to rounding.
Source : Composite Employment Estimates.
National Income Section (2)1,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 3903 7005
 Enquiry e-mail : gdp-p@censtatd.gov.hk)



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