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June 2022 issue of "Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics" now available
     The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) published today (June 15) the June 2022 issue of the "Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics" (HKMDS).
     Apart from providing up-to-date statistics, this issue also contains two feature articles entitled "Development of Courier Services Industry, 2012 – 2021" and "The Cultural and Creative Industries in Hong Kong".
"Development of Courier Services Industry, 2012 – 2021"
     Over the years, the courier services industry has been generally growing with a strong pace, mainly driven by the rising e-commerce activities between business and consumers and also among different businesses. Furthermore, the increasing popularity of online shopping in recent years provides a boost to the industry growth.
     This feature article presents statistical analyses on the business performance and operating characteristics of the courier services industry during the period from 2012 to 2020. This is supplemented by the statistics on the short-term business performance of the industry in the four quarters of 2021.
     For enquiries about this feature article, please contact the Logistics and Producer Prices Statistics Section, the C&SD (Tel: 3903 7256; email: transport@censtatd.gov.hk).
"The Cultural and Creative Industries in Hong Kong"
     The cultural and creative industries are among the most dynamic economic sectors in Hong Kong, contributing to both economic growth and job creation. They comprise a set of knowledge-based activities that deploy creativity and intellectual capital as primary inputs and deliver goods and services with cultural, artistic and creative contents. This feature article provides the statistics of the cultural and creative industries in Hong Kong for 2017 to 2020.
     For enquiries about this feature article, please contact the Construction and Miscellaneous Services Statistics Section, the C&SD (Tel: 3903 6962; email : asps@censtatd.gov.hk).
     Published in bilingual form, the HKMDS is a compact volume of official statistics containing about 140 tables. It collects up-to-date statistical series on various aspects of the social and economic situation of Hong Kong. Topics include population; labour; external trade; National Income and Balance of Payments; prices; business performance; energy; housing and property; government accounts, finance and insurance; and transport, communications and tourism. For selected key statistical items, over 20 charts depicting the annual trend in the past decade and quarterly or monthly trend in the recent two years are also available. Users can download the Digest at the website of the C&SD (www.censtatd.gov.hk/en/EIndexbySubject.html?pcode=B1010002&scode=460).
     Enquiries about the contents of the Digest can be directed to the Statistical Information Dissemination Section (1) of the C&SD (Tel: 2582 4738; email: gen-enquiry@censtatd.gov.hk).
Ends/Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Issued at HKT 16:00
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