Domains

 

Unskilled labour as percentage of total employed persons

Statistics
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
% 16.90 17.80 18.20 18.40 18.30 18.60 19.00 19.20
Year 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
% 18.50 18.20 18.70 18.70 18.60 19.00 19.30 19.70
Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
% 19.90 20.00 19.90 19.80 20.20
Operational Definitions
Unskilled labour refer to workers in the elementary occupation as defined by the Census and Statistics Department.
Footnote
Figures after 1991 are collected from Census and Statistics Department since 1996. Figure for 1991 is extracted from the Hong Kong Annual Digest of Statistics. Data for years before 1991 are not available.
According to C&SD (25Sep2009), starting from the year 2001, annual figures derived from the General Household Survey (GHS) may be different from those in the earlier edition. For the previous edition, the annual figures are compiled based on the average data for the four quarters of the year concerned. Starting from this edition, these statistics are compiled based on data collected in the General Household Survey in January to December each year as well as the mid-year population estimates by District Council district compiled jointly by the Census and Statistics Department and an inter-departmental Working Group on Population Distribution Projections.
According to C&SD (25Sep2009), starting from the year 2001, annual figures derived from the General Household Survey (GHS) may be different from those in the earlier edition. For the previous edition, the annual figures are compiled based on the average data for the four quarters of the year concerned. Starting from this edition, these statistics are compiled based on data collected in the General Household Survey in January to December each year as well as the mid-year population estimates by District Council district compiled jointly by the Census and Statistics Department and an inter-departmental Working Group on Population Distribution Projections.
Download file
File name: unskilled_labour_as_percentage _of_total_employed_persons.pdf
 
The file you want to download is in PDF format. If you can't open it, please download and install the Adobe Reader.
Get Adobe Reader
Top