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Course on "Hong Kong Statistics for Business"

This course is offered by the School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in collaboration with the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD). It is designed to put managers, administrators and planners in closer touch with the statistical data available in Hong Kong, and to show how such data may be used to assist in business and forecasting. The course is an integrated series of lectures by professionals from C&SD. The course covers the following topics:-Introduction to official statistics and sample surveys-Population statistics and projections : Research and marketing-Labour, price and wage statistics: Personnel management and manpower planning-Manufacturing, construction, distributive trades and services industries statistics: Comparing profitability and performance, evaluating local market size, and assessing extent and nature of competition-Trade statistics: Market research, trade promotion, and analysis and forecasting of merchandise trade-National income statistics: Gross Domestic Product and its components-Monetary and financial statistics: Analysis and applications

Assistant Census and Survey Officer

“I think as an Assistant Census and Survey Officer, besides enjoying chatting with others and travelling around, we must have three Ps and tight lips." Vicky, Assistant Census and Survey Officer of Census and Statistics Department. “We must possess all these qualities and professional conduct so as to gain the trust of the public and reassure them to provide us with accurate information." Ricky, Assistant Census and Survey Officer of Census and Statistics Department. Please watch our video to find out more information about the work of Assistant Census and Survey Officer of Census and Statistics Department and its career prospect. Organisation chartOfficial recruitment page


Statistician Mr Matthew Wong Tsz-lim said, "Statistics may sound like dealing with some frosty numbers.  However, our work is actually closely related to the everyday life of the general public." Statistician Miss Woo Wing-ki said, "Some of my friends ask me what the Census and Statistics Department actually does.  They wonder whether our work is only confined to the Population Census.  Obviously, our work is far more than that." Please watch the video for more information about the work, application tips and promotion prospects of the post of Statistician. Organisation chartOfficial recruitment page