Hong Kong Minimum Hourly Wages  2011-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Minimum Wages in Hong Kong increased to 34.50 HKD/Hour in 2017 from 32.50 HKD/Hour in 2016. Minimum Wages in Hong Kong averaged 30.79 HKD/Hour from 2011 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 34.50 HKD/Hour in 2017 and a record low of 28 HKD/Hour in 2012.

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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 3872.40 3872.40 3872.40 2370.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 112.10 106.60 307.70 24.90 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.40 61.30 66.50 59.50 percent [+]
Productivity 160.10 155.20 160.10 99.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 74041.00 71149.00 127765.00 15919.00 [+]
Wages 15819.00 15913.00 15913.00 10382.00 HKD/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 214.80 214.30 214.80 141.80 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 34.50 32.50 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 5.30 5.00 10.40 1.90 percent [+]


Hong Kong Minimum Hourly Wages

In Hong Kong, minimum wage refers to the lowest hourly gross wage and do not include meal breaks or rest days. It was proposed in 2010, approved in 2011 and came into effect in May 2011. Prior to this, there was a fixed minimum monthly wage for foreign domestic workers (HKD 3740). This page provides - Hong Kong Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hong Kong Minimum Hourly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
34.50 32.50 34.50 28.00 2011 - 2017 HKD/Hour Yearly




minimum wages by Country
Country Last
Australia 694.90 Jul/17
Brazil 954.00 Mar/18
Canada 14.00 Dec/18
China 2420.00 Apr/18
France 1498.47 Jun/18
Germany 8.84 Jan/18
Indonesia 3.60 Jan/18
Japan 848.00 Dec/18
Mexico 88.36 Mar/18
Netherlands 1578.00 Jun/18
Russia 11163.00 May/18
South Korea 7530.00 Dec/18
Spain 858.55 Jun/18
Turkey 2029.50 Jun/18
United Kingdom 7.83 Apr/18
United States 7.25 Dec/18


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