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Quarterly Report on General Household Survey January to March 2016 published

     The Quarterly Report on General Household Survey for January to March 2016 is now available for download.

     The report contains statistics on labour force, employment, unemployment and underemployment for the first quarter of 2016. 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.

     Users can download this report free of charge from the website of the Census and Statistics Department (

     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 Social Analysis and Research Section (2), Census and Statistics Department (Tel: 2887 5508 or email:

Ends/Monday, May 30, 2016
Issued at HKT 14:00


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