"Hong Kong 2006 Population By-census Thematic Report : Youths" published

       "Hong Kong 2006 Population By-census Thematic Report : Youths", compiled based on the results of the 2006 Population By-census, is published today (January 25).

       The thematic report provides a comprehensive range of statistics of youths aged 15-24 in Hong Kong. It goes into some length in analysing the characteristics of youths: demographic characteristics, education, labour force, living arrangement and housing, and geographical characteristics. Comparisons are also made with relevant results of the past population censuses/by-censuses.

       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$74 per copy on February 21, 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).

       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; Graphic Guide; Main Reports; Main Tables and Thematic Reports on household income distribution, women and men, persons from the Mainland having resided in Hong Kong for less than 7 years, and ethnic minorities. The thematic reports on other population sub-groups (including older persons and single parents) will be published later.

End/Friday, January 25, 2008