Figures presented in statistical appendices refer to those released up to the end of March 2007.
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
(www.censtatd.gov.hk/hong_kong_statistics/index.jsp). The section is updated regularly and it also
provides hyperlinks to relevant government websites for facilitating retrieval of other official
statistics of Hong Kong.

Special Note:

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The Population By-census conducted in July to August 2006 provides a benchmark for
revising the population figures compiled since the 2001 Population Census. Population-related
figures from 2001 to 2005 have been revised accordingly.

Symbols:

The following symbols are used throughout the statistical appendices: