Social Science Data Laboratory


The Social Science Data Laboratory (SSDL) is a self-financed research unit of The Academy of Hong Kong Studies (AHKS).  Operated by a team of experienced researchers, the SSDL provides a wide range of state-of-the-art research services and trainings on social science data collection.  We are ready to offer customized services to clients from different sectors of the community such as academic institutions, government departments, public organizations, private enterprises, non-government organizations and secondary / primary schools.




Scope of services

One stop shop services from free-advising on cost estimation, to paid research services 

(e.g. data collection to data analysis and report writing)


(1)      Telephone survey

[Project reference: Poll on Reform of Medical Council of Hong Kong]

(2)      School survey

[Sample: School Survey on National Identification of Hong Kong's Youth]

(3)      Online survey

[Project reference: Industry Survey on Hong Kong Mobile Apps Industry 2016]

(4)      Postal survey

[Project reference: Survey on Business Index of Construction Industry]

(5)      Street intercept survey

[Project reference: Survey on Financial Independence of Hong Kong’s Youth]

(6)      Household survey

[Project reference: available upon request]

(7)      Focus groups

[Project reference: Survey on Financial Independence of Hong Kong’s Youth]

(8)      Designated policy research report

[Project reference: Civic Report on Hong Kong Public Finance]

(9)      Content analysis / literature review / census data analysis

[Project reference: available upon request]



Enquiry and consultation:

Dr. LEE, Ka-man, Dominic (Research Coordinator)
Tel: (852) 2948 8564
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