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Fashion Statistics Hong Kong

Job opportunities in fashion


Fashion industry market value: 252 billion Hong Kong dollars

General data

Population: 7.35 million
Labor force: 3.9 million
Unemployment rate: 3.4 percent
GDP per capita (PPS): 311,595 Hong Kong dollars

Domestic market value of the fashion industry: 252 billion Hong Kong dollars
Total labor force in fashion: 64,000


Employment

The total labor force in fashion can be divided in employment in retail sale and manufacturing.

Employment in retail sale: 53,000

Employment in manufacturing: 11,000

Number of people employed in manufacture of textiles: 4 000
Number of people employed in manufacture of wearing apparel: 6 500
Number of people employed in manufacture of leather: 500

Fashion Companies

Company name: Market value Annual revenue Company type
Prada SpA 3 billion doll 103 billion HKD 30.6 billion HKD Stock listed company
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd. 98.1 billion HKD 54.4 billion HKD Stock listed company
Li Ning Company Limited 19 billion HKD 11 billion HKD Stock listed company
Esprit Holdings Ltd. 13.6 billion HKD

Consumer Expenditure

Annual expenditure on clothing and footwear: 251.75 billion Hong Kong dollars


Export and Import

Total export of textiles, apparel and footwear: 63 billion Hong Kong dollars

Export of textiles and apparel: 53.7 billion Hong Kong dollars

The following products are Hong Kong’s most exported textiles and apparel goods and their accompanying export value.

Knit or crochet fabric: 11 billion Hong Kong dollars
Sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts, etc: 3 billion Hong Kong dollars
Women’s suits, non knit: 2.5 billion Hong Kong dollars
Woven fabrics of less than 85 percent cotton: 2 billion Hong Kong dollars
Labels, badges and similar textile articles: 2 billion Hong Kong dollars

Export of footwear and headwear: 9.4 billion Hong Kong dollars

Hong Kong’s most exported goods among footwear and headwear are listed below with their accompanying export value.

Footwear, with leather body: 3 billion Hong Kong dollars
Other footwear of rubber or plastics: 2.25 billion Hong Kong dollars
Parts of footwear: 1.4 billion Hong Kong dollars

Import of textiles, apparel and footwear

Import of textiles and clothing

Import of footwear