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"Report on the Survey on Information Technology Usage and Penetration in the Business Sector for 2019" published
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     The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) released today (February 26) the "Report on the Survey on Information Technology Usage and Penetration in the Business Sector for 2019".
 
     The publication contains findings of the Survey on Information Technology Usage and Penetration in the Business Sector for 2019 conducted during March to December 2019. The survey collected information on various topics, including business use of computers and the Internet, web presence of business, electronic commerce and electronic business, information technology security and business use of information and communication technology.
 
     Findings of the survey revealed that 81% and 90% of the establishments in the business sector used computers and the Internet respectively in 2019. The proportions of establishments using computers and the Internet were relatively higher for large and medium establishments than small establishments. About 38% of the establishments had a web presence in 2019. The proportion of establishments with a web presence was the highest in the information and communications sector and lowest in the construction sector.
 
     Detailed findings of the survey, together with survey methodology and definitions of key terms, are presented in the publication. Users can download the publication free of charge at the website of the C&SD (www.censtatd.gov.hk/hkstat/sub/sp120.jsp?productCode=B1110005).
 
     Enquiries about the publication can be directed to the Science and Technology Statistics Section of the C&SD (Tel: 3903 7291 or email: [email protected]).
 
Ends/Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:00
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