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Suggested resources and tips for finding statistics for Hong Kong and for overseas.

Statistics Databases - Library

Statistics Databases

The Library provides access to a range of statistical databases.

Current and historical statistics

Search the CityU LibraryFind to locate current and historical statistics. 

  • Use the word statistics as one of the keywords e.g. health statistics Hong Kong.
  • Use the words statistics and periodicals as keywords to locate statistics published at regular intervals e.g. finance statistics periodicals
  • Use the word yearbook or year book as keywords to locate statistics from government or industry sources e.g. mining industry yearbook.

Tip. The most current statistics are generally found on the web and not in print.

Special print collections in the Library

Hong Kong Government Documents section of the library contains many current and historical statistics for Hong Kong. 

  • To locate documents containing statistics in the Library's collection, perform a search by keyword/phrase in CityU LibraryFind using the Books & Media+ search scope. Then refine your results by choosing Location – H.K. Govt. documents.

  • Useful for older data. The most recent may be available on the web.