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Educational and Training Institutions(1) by Level of Education of Courses Offered


Number of institutions

     
School/Academic year
     
Level of education
2011/12
 
2015/16
 
2016/17
 

Kindergarten(2)
980
 
1 037
 
1 052
 
Primary(3)
625
 
629
 
632
 
Secondary(3)(4)
658
 
612
 
608
 
Post-secondary(5)
26
 
29
 
29
 
  of which            
    Degree-awarding institutions
15
 
20
 
20
 

 

Notes : Figures refer to the beginning of the respective school/academic years. The beginning and ending months of a school/academic year may vary among different educational and training institutions.
  (1) Educational and training institutions offering courses at multiple levels of education are counted at the corresponding levels of education. Figures do not include schools offering adult education/tutorial/vocational courses below post-secondary education level.
  (2) Figures include kindergarten-cum-child care centres and special child care centres registered under the Social Welfare Department.
  (3) Figures include special schools.
  (4) Apart from day schools and special schools, figures also include evening schools and institutions offering craft level courses and programmes of the Project Yi Jin/Diploma Yi Jin.
  (5) Figures refer to institutions providing locally-accredited full-time post-secondary programmes.
     

 

Sources : Kindergarten and Support Section, Education Bureau
School Education Statistics Section, Education Bureau
Further and Higher Education Branch, Education Bureau
University Grants Committee

 

Number of Institutions Enquiry Telephone No. Email
Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary 3509 8442 edstat@edb.gov.hk
Post-secondary 3509 7415 edstat@edb.gov.hk
Last revision date: 11 April 2017
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