"Hong Kong 2006 Population By-census Thematic Report : Persons from the Mainland Having Resided in Hong Kong for Less Than 7 Years" published

        "Hong Kong 2006 Population By-census Thematic Report : Persons from the Mainland Having Resided in Hong Kong for Less Than 7 Years", compiled based on the results of the 2006 Population By-census, is published today (December 14).

       The thematic report provides a comprehensive range of statistics on persons from the Mainland having resided in Hong Kong for less than 7 years. It goes into some length in analysing the characteristics of these persons, including demographic characteristics, education, labour force, living arrangement and household characteristics, and geographical characteristics. Comparisons are also made with results of the past population census/by-census.

        Users can download this publication free of charge at the website of the C&SD (www.censtatd.gov.hk/products_and_services/products/publications/index.jsp).

        The print version of this publication will be available for sale at HK$82 per copy on January 2, 2008. Purchase can be done in person at the Publications Unit of the C&SD (Address: 19/F Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wan Chai; Tel: 2582 3025) or through mail order by returning a completed order form which can be downloaded from the C&SD's website (www.censtatd.gov.hk/products_and_services/other_services/provision_of_stat/mail_ordering_of_publications/index.jsp).  Print version of this publication is also available for sale online at the Government Bookstore of the Information Services Department (www.bookstore.gov.hk).  Print versions if purchased online are offered a discount, at 85% of their original prices.

        A vast amount of information has been collected in the 2006 Population By-census. Results of the By-census are available in a number of publications that have been released, including Summary Results; Basic Tables for District Council Districts, Constituency Areas and Tertiary Planning Units; Thematic Reports on Household Income Distribution, and Women and Men; Graphic Guide; and Main Reports. Another By-census report ¡§Main Tables¡¨ will also be released shortly, and a series of thematic reports on population sub-groups (including ethnic minorities, youths, older persons and single parents) will be published later.

End/Friday, December 14, 2007

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