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Employment (Number) 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
(1) Financial services 236 400 246 700 253 100 258 500 263 000
  Banking 99 100 103 000 102 200 102 900 104 100
Insurance 51 700 56 200 62 400 65 400 67 800
Other financial services (e.g. stock brokerage, asset management, finance leasing; and investment and holding companies) 85 600 87 400 88 400 90 200 91 100
(2) Tourism 271 300 265 900 259 800 257 100 256 900
  (A) Inbound tourism 240 000 233 400 226 500 224 500 225 400
  Retail trade 112 000 107 400 104 000 99 000 100 200
Accommodation services ^ 40 100 37 300 36 600 37 800 37 300
Food and beverage services 51 700 52 700 49 600 50 900 49 700
Cross-boundary passenger transport services 14 000 14 000 14 900 14 200 14 200
Others 22 200 22 000 21 300 22 700 24 100
(B) Outbound tourism 31 300 32 500 33 300 32 500 31 500
  Travel agency, reservation service and related activities 19 700 20 400 20 400 20 300 19 400
Cross-boundary passenger transport services 11 600 12 100 12 900 12 200 12 100
(3) Trading and Logistics 764 800 746 900 730 700 727 500 718 600
  (A) Trading 577 000 565 900 555 900 546 900 541 800
  Wholesale 61 600 60 300 59 900 59 500 59 000
Import and export trade 515 400 505 600 496 000 487 400 482 800
(B) Logistics 187 700 180 900 174 800 180 600 176 900
  Freight transport and storage services 169 500 161 700 156 000 161 500 158 600
Postal and courier services 18 300 19 200 18 800 19 100 18 200
(4) Professional Services and Other Producer Services 507 700 521 700 531 800 537 200 551 000
  (A) Professional services 208 600 213 100 217 400 221 400 227 700
  Legal, accounting and auditing services 50 400 51 600 52 900 53 000 53 700
Architecture and engineering activities, technical testing and analysis; scientific research and
development; management and management consultancy activities
76 200 77 800 79 800 82 100 84 300
Other professional services
(e.g. information technology related services, advertising and specialised design services)
82 000 83 800 84 700 86 400 89 800
(B) Other producer services * 299 100 308 600 314 400 315 800 323 300
Four Key Industries = (1)+(2)+(3)+(4) 1 780 100 1 781 100 1 775 300 1 780 200 1 789 500
Total employment 3 744 200 3 774 500 3 787 800 3 823 900 3 867 600
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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