The construction sector is a key industry in bolstering Hong Kong's economic development. Practitioners in the industry have made significant contributions to making Hong Kong a world city with sound infrastructure. Looking ahead, the construction industry is expected to continue to play a pivotal role in the development of Hong Kong.
With the commencement of various major infrastructure projects, construction of both public and private housing, a large number of maintenance works for old buildings, etc. in recent years, it is anticipated that there will be a continuous boom and a strong demand for manpower in the construction industry. According to the Census and Statistics Department, about 316 000 people were engaged in the construction sector in the fourth quarter of 2020, accounting for 8.7% of the employed population.
The dedicated webpage on construction industry provides information on construction vacancies, recruitment activities as well as training opportunities for job seekers who are interested in joining the construction sector.