The number of unemployed persons in Hong Kong increased to 259.80 Thousand in September of 2020 from 248.30 Thousand in August of 2020. source: Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong

Unemployed Persons in Hong Kong averaged 124.11 Thousand from 1981 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 307.70 Thousand in August of 2003 and a record low of 24.90 Thousand in February of 1989. This page provides the latest reported value for - Hong Kong Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Hong Kong Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Unemployed Persons in Hong Kong is expected to be 112.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Hong Kong to stand at 112.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Hong Kong Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 113.72 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Hong Kong Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
259.80 248.30 307.70 24.90 1981 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, NSA

Hong Kong Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.40 6.10 8.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3624.80 3640.40 3882.40 2370.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 259.80 248.30 307.70 24.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.60 59.70 66.50 57.70 percent [+]
Productivity 106.50 107.10 107.10 63.40 points [+]
Job Vacancies 39121.00 42269.00 127765.00 15919.00 [+]
Wages 16967.00 16955.00 17304.00 10382.00 HKD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 15772.00 15484.00 15772.00 7611.00 HKD/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 37.50 37.50 37.50 28.00 HKD/Hour [+]
Population 7.50 7.48 7.50 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 12.10 11.40 12.10 1.90 percent [+]


Hong Kong Unemployed Persons
In Hong Kong, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.