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Hong Kong Wages: Minimum and Average

Hong Kong Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 37.5 HKD/Hour | 772.855 USD/Month 2021
Wages 16884 HKD/Month | 2174.815 USD/Month 4Q/20


Latest data on Minimum Wages (HKD/Hour)

Minimum Wages
                     Hong Kong - Historical Data (HKD/Hour)

What is minimum wage in Hong Kong?

  • Minimum Wages in Hong Kong remained unchanged at 37.5 HKD/Hour (772.855 USD/Month) in 2021. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 37.5 HKD/Hour and minimum was 28 HKD/Hour.
  • Data published Yearly by Labour Department.

Historical Data (HKD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
37.5 2021 02.02.2021
37.5 2020 22.07.2020
37.5 2019 29.10.2019
34.5 2018 20.08.2018
34 2017 19.06.2018
32.5 2016 01.05.2016
32.5 2015 01.05.2015
30 2014 01.05.2014


Historical Chart by chief executives (HKD/Hour)

Minimum Wages in Hong Kong by chief executives

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Carrie Lam 01.07.2017 - 34.5000 34.0000 34.5000 34.0000 -1.45%


Latest data on Wages (HKD/Month)

Wages
                     Hong Kong - Historical Data (HKD/Month)

What is average wage in Hong Kong?

  • Average Wages in Hong Kong decreased to 16884 HKD/Month (2174.815 USD/Month) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 17304 HKD/Month and minimum was 10382 HKD/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Census and Statistics Department.

Historical Data (HKD/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
16884 4Q/20 03.04.2021
17146 3Q/20 02.01.2021
16967 2Q/20 26.09.2020
16955 1Q/20 04.07.2020
16986 4Q/19 28.03.2020
17304 3Q/19 28.12.2019
17215 2Q/19 29.10.2019
16791 4Q/18 07.05.2019


Historical Chart by chief executives (HKD/Month)

Wages in Hong Kong by chief executives

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Carrie Lam 01.07.2017 - 15451.0000 15819.0000 15913.0000 15379.0000 2.38%

Other labor indicators in Hong Kong

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Unemployment Rate Feb/21 7.2 % 7
Job Vacancies 4Q/20 35.056 K 38.913
Labor Force Participation Rate Feb/21 59.5 % 59.5

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2017 156.381 USD/Month 152.123
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 285.408 USD/Month 208.16
Mongolia 3Q/20 445.134 USD/Month 442.327
Tajikistan Jan/21 126.753 USD/Month 144.034
China 2019 1197.588 USD/Month 1086.798
Georgia 4Q/20 381.159 USD/Month 359.42
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel Jan/21 3727.427 USD/Month 3687.835
South Korea 4Q/20 3456.252 USD/Month 3480.566
Taiwan Feb/21 2835.012 USD/Month 2671.377
Vietnam 2Q/20 274.743 USD/Month 311.967
Armenia Feb/21 361.255 USD/Month 352.087
Hong Kong 4Q/20 2174.815 USD/Month 2208.563
Japan Feb/21 2760.104 USD/Month 2817.996
Kazakhstan Feb/21 518.285 USD/Month 516.074
Macau 3Q/20 1875.141 USD/Month 1875.141
Malaysia 2019 782.388 USD/Month 749.141
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 4Q/20 4418.066 USD/Month 3919.652
Thailand 4Q/20 466.331 USD/Month 467.926
Azerbaijan Jan/21 406.471 USD/Month 415.882
Bahrain 4Q/20 2071.809 USD/Month 2082.447
Uzbekistan 2019 220.321 USD/Month 172.656
Mauritius 2019 778.442 USD/Month 752.661