"2016 Population By-census Main Results" published

     The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) published today (November 27) a publication entitled "2016 Population By-census Main Results".

     The publication presents detailed analysis and interpretation of the results of the 2016 Population By-census in respect of specific topics such as demographic, household, educational, economic and housing characteristics of the Hong Kong population. Statistics and analyses on three new data topics, namely the ability of the population to read or write languages, weekly usual hours of work and floor area of accommodation, are also presented. A general account of the findings in respect of the various topics is provided together with supporting tables and charts. Comparisons are made with the results of the past population censuses and by-censuses as appropriate.

     Another publication, "2016 Population By-census Technical Report", which focuses on the design, data collection method, operation procedures and techniques of the 2016 Population By-census, was also released today.

     Users can download the above publications free of charge from the thematic website of the 2016 Population By-census (www.bycensus2016.gov.hk/en/bc-articles.html). Other statistical products of the 2016 Population By-census, including publications that have been released, the Interactive Data Dissemination Service, Main Tables and District Profiles, are also available for free download/use on this website.

     Enquiries about the results of the 2016 Population By-census can be directed to the 2016 Population By-census Office of the C&SD (Tel: 3547 1800, or email: bycensus2016@censtatd.gov.hk).

Ends/Monday, November 27, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:00