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as well as information on household particulars such as size and composition of household, occupation, employment status and industrial group of head of household, etc. Description, methodology and summary results of the survey are published in The Household Expenditure Survey, 1963/64 and the Consumer Price Index.2 The 90-odd items of expenditure in the survey are classified into eight groups for this study: foodstuffs (including meals away from home but excluding alcoholic drink); housing; fuel and light; clothing and footwear; durable goods; miscellaneous goods (including alcoholic drink and tobacco); transport * E.R. Lim is Lecturer in Economics, University of Hong Kong.
1 This paper presents the preliminary results of the author’s work on the household sector in Hong Kong. Transcription of data and computations on the IBM-360 were financed by a research grant from the University of Hong Kong. The co-operation of the Commerce and Industry Department, Hong...