Figures presented in statistical appendices refer to those released up
to end April 2004. Readers wishing to obtain current statistical information
on Hong Kong are invited to visit the 'Hong Kong Statistics' section of
the Census and Statistics Department's website (http://www.gov.hk/censtatd/eng/hkstat/index.html).
The section is regularly updated and it also provides hyperlinks to relevant
government websites for facilitating retrieval of other official statistics
of Hong Kong.
The following symbols are used throughout the statistical appendices: