Economic statistics

API Detailed Documentation


API Data Enquiry

Output Fields (JSON) Swagger Format
Name Type Unit Of Measure Description
end_of_monthDateAs at end of
Year and Month in ISO format yyyy-mm, For example, 1997-01
nominal_gdpNumberHK$ millionNominal GDP1
real_gdpNumberHK$ millionReal GDP1 (at chained 2016 dollars)
gov_consol_balNumberHK$ millionGovernment consolidated balance2
composite_cpiNumberHK$ millionComposite CPI
unemploy_rateNumberHK$ millionUnemployment rate3
curr_acc_balNumberHK$ millionCurrent account balance1
fc_reserveNumberUS$ billionForeign currency reserves4


1. Figures for March, June, September and December refer to quarter total.
2. Fiscal year begins on 1 April.
3. Percent of labour force (seasonally adjusted). Monthly figures refer to average during the three-month period.
4. End of period figure.

API Examples

Javascript Example

url: '',
alert('results found:'+ data.result.datasize)

Python Example

import urllib.request
url = ''
with urllib.request.urlopen (url) as req:
print (

How to use the APIs

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