Government IT Expenditure

It is an established Government objective to make the best use of IT to enhance internal operational efficiency and improve service provision.

The Government ICT expenditure in the past 7 years:

Financial Year Expenditure (HK$) Expenditure i (HK$)
2009/2010 $3,438 million $4,448 million
2010/2011 $3,781 million $4,930 million
2011/2012 $3,535 million $4,729 million
2012/2013 $3,826 million $5,177 million
2013/2014 $4,315 million $5,768 million
2014/2015 $4,176 million $5,663 million
2015/2016 ii $5,745 million $7,261 million
2016/2017 (estimated) $6,601 million $8,352 million

Note:

  1. The figures include ICT expenditure in Housing Authority and Hospital Authority.
  2. Starting from 2015-2016, figures on ICT expenditure includes full spending under personal emoluments, departmental expenses and capital projects.

The Government ICT expenditure :

Total ICT Expenditure @ 2015-16 Actual 2016-17 (Estimated)
Recurrent $3,964 million $4,003 million
Capital Works $1,781 million $2,598 million
Total : $5,745 million $6,601 million
As percentage of total government expenditure (%) 1.5% 1.4%

Note:

@ The figures exclude ICT expenditure in Housing Authority and Hospital Authority.