Since the accession of Hong-Kong by the People's Republic of China on July 1st, 1997, figures appearing in tables below correspond to those of the People's Republic of China.
There is only 8% of arable lands in Hong-Kong. The agricultural activity is almost non-existent. Some vegetables are cultivated and breeding is purely industrial. In 1997, fishing reached more than 210,000 tons.
As a concequence, in 1997, the agricultural adverse balance accounted for more than 5 billion dollars.
Agricultural population (in thousands)
Non agricultural population
Source : 2004, FAOSTAT
Cultivated surface area
Irrigated surface area
Number of farms
Source : 2003, FAOSTAT
|Product||Production (in thousands)||Harvested surface (1000 ha)||Yield by hectare (kg/ha)|
|Specie||Headcount (in thousands)|
Fishing (in metric tons)
|Shellfish, mollusks and cephalopods||Saltwater fish||Freshwater fish|
|15 084||149 113||1 349|
Source : 2005, FAOSTAT