Hong Kong

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LABOUR MARKET

 

 

Labour market indicators

Unemployment rate in 2001: 5.1% (ILO data)


Working population:

Year

Total Population

Working population

Activity rate

2004  

6 845 000  
3 710 538  
54%  
Source : Worldbank


Employment by sector:

Year

Agriculture

Industry

Services

2003  

0.2%  
17.2%  
82.5%  
Sources: ILO, Eurostat, last available data

 

Employment contracts


Salaries

National monthly minimum wage as of 01/01/03: No legally mandated national minimum wage

Average wage for a employee in the manufacturing industry in 2004: 11498.1 dollars by  month (ILO data)

 

Number of hours

Legal definition of full time work (per week): beetween 40 and 48 hours


Useful links

For further informations on the labour market, check out the following web sites:

- International Labour Organization (ILO): studies, statistics and reports on working conditions and labour markets

- NATLEX : ILO database on national labour laws

- Labour Department


Last modified in January 2006
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