Hong Kong: Employment

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 Hong Kong

Employment, million people

 Latest value 3.7
 Reference June 2024
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability January 1993 - June 2024
 Average 3.44
 Min - Max 2.77 - 3.88
 Source Census and Statistics Department Hong Kong
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from January 1993 to June 2024. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 3.44 million employed people with a minimum of 2.77 million employed people in January 1993 and a maximum of 3.88 million employed people in August 2018. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Hong Kong - Employment - recent values

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Hong Kong - Employment - historical chart - 1993-2024
Measure: million employed people
Source: Census and Statistics Department Hong Kong


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Definition: The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 3.73 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.32 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 3.34 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 4.71 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 10.53 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 57.60 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.78 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 52.34 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 63.97 2023 percent
 Self-employment 8.45 2022 percent
 Employment 3.72 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 3.00 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 265.80 Q3/2023 index points
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