Labor Force Participation Rate in Hong Kong decreased to 60.60 percent in August from 60.70 percent in July of 2019. Labor Force Participation Rate in Hong Kong averaged 62.14 percent from 1981 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 66.50 percent in August of 1984 and a record low of 59.50 percent in May of 2010.

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Hong Kong Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.90 2.90 8.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3863.70 3867.40 3882.40 2370.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 120.60 118.50 307.70 24.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.60 60.70 66.50 59.50 percent [+]
Productivity 107.20 106.40 107.20 63.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 73462.00 79579.00 127765.00 15919.00 [+]
Wages 17215.00 16928.00 17215.00 10382.00 HKD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 15477.00 15008.00 15477.00 7611.00 HKD/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 37.50 34.50 37.50 28.00 HKD/Hour [+]
Population 7.48 7.41 7.48 3.08 Million [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.90 5.60 10.40 1.90 percent [+]


Hong Kong Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - Hong Kong Labor Force Participation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.60 60.70 66.50 59.50 1981 - 2019 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.00 Jul/19
France 72.00 Jun/19
Netherlands 71.30 Sep/19
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/19
Russia 67.90 Jun/19
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Australia 66.10 Sep/19
Italy 65.80 Jul/19
Canada 65.70 Sep/19
South Korea 63.50 Sep/19
United States 63.20 Sep/19
Japan 62.30 Aug/19
Brazil 62.10 Aug/19
Germany 61.60 Jun/19
Mexico 60.40 Aug/19
South Africa 59.80 Jun/19
Spain 58.74 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 57.90 Jun/19
Euro Area 57.30 Jun/19
Turkey 53.10 Jul/19
India 49.80 Dec/18
Argentina 47.70 Jun/19


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