The number of unemployed persons in Hong Kong increased to 120.60 Thousand in August of 2019 from 118.50 Thousand in July of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Hong Kong averaged 122.52 Thousand from 1981 until 2019, 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.

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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 79579.00 78186.00 127765.00 15919.00 [+]
Wages 16928.00 16791.00 16928.00 10382.00 HKD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 15008.00 14599.00 15008.00 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 Unemployed Persons

In Hong Kong, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
120.60 118.50 307.70 24.90 1981 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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