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Hong Kong Wages: Minimum and Average

Hong Kong Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 37.5 HKD/Hour | 764.542 USD/Month 2022
Wages 17472 HKD/Month | 2226.345 USD/Month 3Q/22


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 (764.542 USD/Month) in 2022. 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 2022 30.06.2022
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


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 increased to 17472 HKD/Month (2226.345 USD/Month) in the third quarter of 2022. 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
17472 3Q/22 31.12.2022
17320 2Q/22 01.10.2022
17146 1Q/22 02.07.2022
17216 4Q/21 02.04.2022
17182 3Q/21 18.01.2022
17019 2Q/21 02.10.2021
16841 1Q/21 26.06.2021
16884 4Q/20 03.04.2021


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 2022 65 65
Unemployment Rate Dec/22 3.5 % 3.7
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 74.838 K 62.498
Labor Force Participation Rate Dec/22 58.3 % 58.4

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2017 141.581 USD/Month 137.726
Kyrgyzstan Nov/22 334.312 USD/Month 331.459
Mongolia 2Q/22 542.259 USD/Month 509.245
Tajikistan Sep/22 175.368 USD/Month 156.214
China 2021 1315.345 USD/Month 1198.901
Georgia 3Q/22 606.464 USD/Month 585.932
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel Nov/22 3587.215 USD/Month 3600.344
South Korea 3Q/22 3416.521 USD/Month 3147.887
Taiwan Nov/22 1710.131 USD/Month 1686.965
Vietnam 4Q/22 289.964 USD/Month 285.7
Armenia Nov/22 618.823 USD/Month 591.179
Hong Kong 3Q/22 2226.345 USD/Month 2206.977
Japan Nov/22 2460.929 USD/Month 2394.233
Kazakhstan Dec/22 683.579 USD/Month 683.579
Macau 4Q/22 1912.585 USD/Month 1716.422
Malaysia 2021 713.13 USD/Month 688.709
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 3Q/22 4379.529 USD/Month 4418.065
Thailand 3Q/22 455.754 USD/Month 461.506
Azerbaijan Nov/22 488.235 USD/Month 487.059
Bahrain 3Q/22 2154.255 USD/Month 2148.936
Uzbekistan 2021 281.902 USD/Month 234.378
Mauritius 2021 738.211 USD/Month 733.206