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Quarterly Report on General Household Survey October to December 2012 published

     Quarterly Report on General Household Survey for October to December 2012 is now available for download.

     The report contains statistics on labour force, employment, unemployment and underemployment for the fourth quarter of 2012. It also contains detailed analyses of the characteristics of different categories of members of the labour force, including their age, sex, educational attainment, employment status, occupation, industry, hours worked per week and monthly employment earnings. Information on reasons for leaving last job and duration of unemployment for the unemployed is also presented.

     While the print version of the Quarterly Report on General Household Survey will no longer be provided, users can still download this report free of charge from the website of the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) (

     The summary of broad survey findings published in this report is shown in Table 1 attached. Enquiries about the contents of this report can be directed to the General Household Survey Section (2), Census and Statistics Department (Tel: 2887 5508 or email:

Ends/Thursday, February 28, 2013
Issued at HKT 14:00


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