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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.8 % Oct/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.5 % Oct/22
Employed Persons 3649 Thousand Person | 3.649 Million Person Oct/22
Unemployed Persons 147 Thousand Persons | 0.147 Million Persons Oct/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Hong Kong - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Hong Kong?

  • Unemployment Rate in Hong Kong decreased to 3.8 % in October 2022. The maximum rate was 8.5 % and minimum was 1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Census and Statistics Department.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.8 Oct/22 17.11.2022
3.9 Sep/22 20.10.2022
4.1 Aug/22 19.09.2022
4.3 Jul/22 17.08.2022
4.7 Jun/22 19.07.2022
5.1 May/22 17.06.2022
5.4 Apr/22 19.05.2022
5 Mar/22 21.04.2022


Historical Chart by chief executives (%)

Unemployment Rate in Hong Kong by chief executives

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Carrie Lam 01.07.2017 - 3.1000 2.8000 3.1000 2.8000 -9.68%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Hong Kong - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Hong Kong?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Hong Kong decreased to 7.5 % in October 2022. The maximum rate was 12.1 % and minimum was 1.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Census and Statistics Department.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.5 Oct/22 17.11.2022
7.7 Sep/22 22.10.2022
7.5 Aug/22 24.09.2022
7.4 Jul/22 25.08.2022
7.3 Jun/22 23.07.2022
7.7 May/22 18.06.2022
7.7 Apr/22 21.05.2022
7.2 Mar/22 21.04.2022


Historical Chart by chief executives (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Hong Kong by chief executives

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Carrie Lam 01.07.2017 - 5.4000 5.3000 6.9000 5.0000 -1.85%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Hong Kong - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Hong Kong?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Hong Kong increased to 3649 Thousand Person (3.649 Million Person) in October 2022. The maximum rate was 3882 Thousand Person and minimum was 2371 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Census and Statistics Department.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
3649 Oct/22 17.11.2022
3629 Sep/22 20.10.2022
3609 Aug/22 19.09.2022
3593 Jul/22 25.08.2022
3572 Jun/22 19.07.2022
3554 May/22 17.06.2022
3559 Apr/22 19.05.2022
3610 Mar/22 21.04.2022


Historical Chart by chief executives (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Hong Kong by chief executives

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Hong Kong - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Hong Kong?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Hong Kong decreased to 147 Thousand Persons (0.147 Million Persons) in October 2022. The maximum rate was 308 Thousand Persons and minimum was 24.9 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Census and Statistics Department.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
147 Oct/22 17.11.2022
155 Sep/22 20.10.2022
162 Aug/22 19.09.2022
168 Jul/22 25.08.2022
179 Jun/22 19.07.2022
191 May/22 17.06.2022
206 Apr/22 19.05.2022
188 Mar/22 21.04.2022


Historical Chart by chief executives (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Hong Kong by chief executives

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Hong Kong

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 65 65
Wages 2Q/22 2215.449 USD/Month 2193.192
Job Vacancies 2Q/22 62.498 K 53.696
Labor Force Participation Rate Oct/22 58.6 % 58.6

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 2Q/22 22.6 % 22.8
Kyrgyzstan Sep/22 2.8 % 2.8
Mongolia 2Q/22 7.8 % 8.5
Nepal 2021 5.1 % 4.7
Palestine 3Q/22 25 % 24
Tajikistan Dec/21 7.8 % 7.6
Cambodia 2021 0.61 % 0.33
China 3Q/22 5.5 % 5.5
Georgia 2022 15.6 % 18.1
India 2022 6.4 % 8.3
Israel Oct/22 4.1 % 3.8
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Oct/22 2.8 % 2.8
Taiwan Oct/22 3.64 % 3.64
Vietnam 3Q/22 2.28 % 2.32
Maldives 2021 6.1 % 6.3
Armenia 2Q/22 13 % 14.8
Hong Kong Oct/22 3.8 % 3.9
Indonesia 3Q/22 5.86 % 5.83
Japan Sep/22 2.6 % 2.5
Kazakhstan Sep/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2021 14.5 % 13.3
Macau Oct/22 3.9 % 4
Malaysia Sep/22 3.6 % 3.7
Philippines 3Q/22 5 % 5.3
Qatar 2Q/22 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 3Q/22 2 % 2.1
Sri Lanka 2Q/22 4.6 % 4.3
Thailand Jun/22 1.37 % 1.53
Oman 2021 3.1 % 2.9
Iran 2Q/22 9.2 % 9.4
Laos 2021 1.3 % 1
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2021 3.7 % 3.5
Saudi Arabia 2Q/22 5.8 % 6
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2021 2.6 % 2.9
United Arab Emirates 2021 3.9 % 6.7
Yemen 2021 13.6 % 13.42
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2021 14.2 % 13.74
Syria 2021 10.6 % 10.3
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2021 4.9 % 7.4
Mauritius 2Q/22 8.1 % 8.7