City Profile – Hong Kong ; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

Hong Kong is an autonomous Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China. Hong Kong being one of the main business hubs of Asia, acts as accelerator for the economic growth. Also Asia gradually emerging as the lead generator of global growth, boosted significance of Hong Kong as main trading hub for propelling the economic growth of Hong Kong SAR.


“City Profile – Hong Kong” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Hong Kong. The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.


–  The service sector remains the key contributor to the regional economy – and the major employer.

– Hong Kong is a key tourist destination for both domestic and international tourists and experienced healthy growth in the past five years. Hong Kong is experiencing persistent increase in terms of retail sales since 2006.

Reasons to buy

- Gain a comprehensive knowledge of future economic and demographic trends and understand the performance of various sectors within the city.

- Analyze and understand the business environment in the city to align your investment and expansion strategies.

- The report helps to drive a conclusion in choosing a suitable city to invest or expand according to your business structure.

Explore new opportunities in the hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate and retail sectors.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

City Snapshot

PEST Analysis




Technology and Infrastructure


Internal Transport Networks




Business Environment Analysis

Travel and Tourism

Tourism Flows




Construction and Real Estate


Real Estate Market


Retail Market

Consumption, Income and Prices



Further Reading

Ask the Analyst

About MarketLine


List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Hong Kong – key facts (estimates), 2018

Table 2: Hong Kong – real GDP growth, 2000-25

Table 3: Hong Kong – economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25

Table 4: Hong Kong – GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 (US$)

Table 5: Hong Kong – employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)

Table 6: Hong Kong – main universities, 2019

Table 7: Hong Kong – population comparison, 2000-25 (million)

Table 8: Hong Kong – population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)

Table 9: Hong Kong – mass transit network indicators, 2017

Table 10: Hong Kong – Hong Kong International Airport, key airport indicators, 2015-18*

Table 11: Hong Kong – prime office rent, Q3 2018

Table 12: Hong Kong – tourist arrival , 2016-18*

Table 13: Hong Kong – international guest arrivals by country of residence, 2016-18*

Table 14: Hong Kong – MICE and other events

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Hong Kong – real GDP and real GDP growth, 2000-25

Figure 2: Hong Kong – economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25

Figure 3: Hong Kong – GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25

Figure 4: Hong Kong – employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)

Figure 5: Hong Kong – population comparison, 2000-25

Figure 6: Hong Kong – population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)


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