Labour Costs in Hong Kong increased to 141.70 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 134.60 Index Points in the third quarter of 2016. Labour Costs in Hong Kong averaged 78.69 Index Points from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 154.60 Index Points in the first quarter of 2016 and a record low of 12.30 Index Points in the second quarter of 1980.

Labour Costs in Hong Kong is expected to be 148.12 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labour Costs in Hong Kong to stand at 143.42 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Hong Kong Labour Costs is projected to trend around 153.65 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Hong Kong Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.80 2.80 8.50 1.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3872.60 3874.60 3882.40 2370.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 116.00 117.80 307.70 24.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.10 61.20 66.50 59.50 percent [+]
Productivity 166.00 160.10 166.00 99.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 79203.00 76875.00 127765.00 15919.00 [+]
Wages 16479.00 15897.00 16479.00 10382.00 HKD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 219.60 215.00 219.60 141.80 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 34.50 34.50 34.50 28.00 HKD/Hour [+]
Population 7.41 7.37 7.41 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 6.30 10.40 1.90 percent [+]


Hong Kong Labour Costs

This page provides - Hong Kong Labour Costs - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Labour Costs - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
141.70 134.60 154.60 12.30 1980 - 2016 Index Points Quarterly
NSA, 2000=100




Country Last
Australia 100.60 Jun/18
Brazil 99.29 Sep/18
Canada 116.80 Jun/18
China 104.80 Sep/18
Euro Area 113.70 Jun/18
France 108.10 Jun/18
Germany 113.18 Jun/18
Italy 107.00 Jun/18
Mexico 82.30 Sep/18
Netherlands 115.30 Jun/18
Singapore 107.90 Jun/18
South Africa 150.80 Mar/18
South Korea 96.50 Jun/18
Spain 102.40 Jun/18
Turkey 153.67 Jun/18
United Kingdom 103.90 Jun/18
United States 109.66 Sep/18


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