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Hong Kong Unemployment Rate

1981 - 2017 | monthly | % | Census and Statistics Department

Hong Kong's Unemployment Rate remained the same at 3.10 % in Aug 2017, from the previously reported number of 3.10 % in Jul 2017. Hong Kong's Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Oct 1981 to Aug 2017, with an average rate of 3.30 %. The data reached an all-time high of 8.50 % in Jun 2003 and a record low of 1.00 % in Dec 1989. The data is reported by reported by Census and Statistics Department.

In the latest reports, Hong Kong's Population reached 7.38 million people in Dec 2016. Monthly Earnings of Hong Kong stood at 2,016.65 USD in Jun 2017. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 61.40 % in Aug 2017.

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

3.10

Aug 2017

3.10

Jul 2017

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017

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More Countries for Unemployment Rate

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

4.20

Sep 2017

4.40

Aug 2017

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Canada

6.20

Sep 2017

6.20

Aug 2017

5.80

Oct 2007

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
France

9.50

Jun 2017

9.60

Mar 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Germany

3.60

Aug 2017

3.70

Jul 2017

3.60

Aug 2017

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Italy

11.16

Aug 2017

11.31

Jul 2017

5.73

Apr 2007

13.00

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Japan

2.80

Aug 2017

2.80

Jul 2017

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
United Kingdom

4.33

Jun 2017

4.42

May 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Austria

5.57

Aug 2017

5.42

Jul 2017

3.40

Apr 2001

6.26

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belgium

7.07

Jun 2017

7.79

Mar 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bulgaria

6.30

Jun 2017

6.90

Mar 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Cyprus

10.60

Jun 2017

13.50

Mar 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Czech Republic

2.96

Jun 2017

3.45

Mar 2017

2.96

Jun 2017

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Denmark

5.90

Jun 2017

6.30

Mar 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Finland

8.60

Aug 2017

8.70

Jul 2017

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Greece

21.00

Jul 2017

21.30

Jun 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.90

Sep 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Hungary

4.25

Jun 2017

4.52

Mar 2017

4.25

Jun 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Iceland

2.76

Aug 2017

2.76

Jul 2017

2.34

Feb 2008

7.51

Apr 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Latvia

8.90

Jun 2017

9.40

Mar 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Lithuania

7.50

Aug 2017

7.60

Jul 2017

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Argentina

8.70

Jun 2017

9.20

Mar 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Luxembourg

6.00

Aug 2017

6.10

Jul 2017

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

Jul 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Malta

4.10

Jun 2017

4.20

Mar 2017

4.10

Jun 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bolivia

3.51

2015

2.34

2014

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

5.90

Aug 2017

6.00

Jul 2017

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Norway

4.20

Jul 2017

4.30

Jun 2017

2.30

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Brazil

12.60

Aug 2017

12.80

Jul 2017

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Poland

5.00

Jun 2017

5.40

Mar 2017

5.00

Jun 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Chile

6.60

Aug 2017

6.90

Jul 2017

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Romania

5.10

Aug 2017

5.20

Jul 2017

4.80

Apr 2017

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Slovakia

8.10

Jun 2017

8.70

Mar 2017

8.10

Jun 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Slovenia

6.40

Jun 2017

7.80

Mar 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ecuador

4.49

Jun 2017

4.40

Mar 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Mexico

3.29

Aug 2017

3.25

Jul 2017

3.15

May 2006

5.98

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Spain

17.22

Jun 2017

18.75

Mar 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Switzerland

4.21

Jun 2017

4.35

May 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Uruguay

7.58

Jul 2017

7.84

Jun 2017

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Algeria

10.50

2016

11.20

2015

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

5.60

Aug 2017

5.63

Jul 2017

3.97

Feb 2008

11.20

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bangladesh

4.07

2016

4.12

2015

2.20

1991

5.06

1997

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Brunei

2.00

2016

1.86

2015

1.66

2014

4.70

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

3.95

Jun 2017

3.97

Mar 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Botswana

18.37

2016

17.86

2015

12.92

2008

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hong Kong

3.10

Aug 2017

3.10

Jul 2017

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
India

3.46

2016

3.49

2015

3.46

2016

4.40

2005

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Israel

4.13

Aug 2017

4.09

Jul 2017

4.09

Jul 2017

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Indonesia

5.61

2016

6.18

2015

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Jordan

17.90

May 2017

18.20

Feb 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.20

Feb 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
South Korea

3.80

Aug 2017

3.60

Jul 2017

3.00

Sep 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

3.40

Aug 2017

3.50

Jul 2017

3.20

Feb 2016

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Laos

1.48

2016

1.42

2015

1.33

2014

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Macau

2.00

Aug 2017

2.00

Jul 2017

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Myanmar

0.81

2016

0.80

2015

0.80

2015

0.92

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nepal

3.21

2016

3.03

2015

1.85

1999

4.50

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

4.80

Jun 2017

4.90

Mar 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Philippines

5.60

Jul 2017

5.70

Apr 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Singapore

2.20

Jun 2017

2.20

Mar 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Sri Lanka

4.50

Jun 2017

4.10

Mar 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Taiwan

3.76

Aug 2017

3.78

Jul 2017

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Vietnam

3.23

2016

3.37

2015

3.21

2012

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Albania

13.87

Jun 2017

14.18

Mar 2017

12.90

Mar 2012

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Armenia

17.80

Jun 2017

19.00

Mar 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Azerbaijan

4.99

Jun 2017

5.03

Mar 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Belarus

0.70

Aug 2017

0.70

Jul 2017

0.50

Dec 2014

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Croatia

11.00

Jun 2017

14.10

Mar 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kazakhstan

4.90

Sep 2017

4.90

Aug 2017

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kyrgyzstan

7.60

2015

8.00

2014

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Macedonia

22.60

Jun 2017

22.90

Mar 2017

22.60

Jun 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Moldova

3.50

Jun 2017

6.30

Mar 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Mongolia

9.60

Jun 2017

9.10

Mar 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Mauritius

7.20

Jun 2017

7.60

Mar 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Montenegro

15.10

Jun 2017

17.40

Mar 2017

15.10

Jun 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Russia

4.90

Aug 2017

5.10

Jul 2017

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Serbia

11.80

Jun 2017

14.60

Mar 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Tajikistan

2.30

Jul 2017

2.30

Jun 2017

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Turkey

11.20

Jul 2017

11.10

Jun 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ukraine

9.10

Jun 2017

10.10

Mar 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

9.30

Jun 2017

10.70

Mar 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Oman

17.52

2016

17.25

2015

16.80

1995

19.53

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

27.70

Jun 2017

27.70

Mar 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016
Tunisia

15.30

May 2017

15.30

Feb 2017

14.80

May 2014

18.90

Nov 2011

%

quarterly

May 2011 - May 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017
Egypt

12.00

Mar 2017

12.40

Dec 2016

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Kuwait

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Ivory Coast

9.32

2016

9.34

2015

8.99

1991

9.40

2012

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
European Union

7.60

Aug 2017

7.70

Jul 2017

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Apr 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kenya

11.00

2016

11.29

2015

8.10

1999

12.18

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Iran

12.50

Mar 2017

12.30

Dec 2016

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017

More Indicators for Hong Kong

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

43.4

2016

42.9

2015

27.3

2003

43.4

2016

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

6.0

Sep 2017

5.0

Jun 2017

-53.0

Mar 2009

27.0

Jun 2010

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

37,760.7

Jun 2017

31,814.7

Mar 2017

-7,430.9

Dec 2002

75,935.1

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Imports Growth

7.7

Aug 2017

5.5

Jul 2017

-36.6

Sep 1967

61.6

Aug 1968

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply M2

1,723,789.14

Jul 2017

1,707,362.35

Jun 2017

17,940.92

Sep 1981

1,723,789.14

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1980 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

689.12

2022

654.20

2021

38.50

1984

689.12

2022

HKD bn

yearly

1984 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.8

Jun 2017

4.3

Mar 2017

-8.1

Sep 1998

12.3

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

2.50

Jun 2017

3.19

Mar 2017

-7.40

Sep 1998

8.82

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

13.5

Apr 2017

13.0

Mar 2017

-18.2

Jun 1999

44.8

Mar 2010

%

monthly

Dec 1991 - Apr 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

981.6

2016

1,018.4

2015

96.9

1985

1,244.1

2007

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

47,072.9

Aug 2017

45,612.2

Jul 2017

57.9

Feb 1959

49,727.7

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

2.30

Aug 2017

2.50

Jul 2017

-3.33

Jul 2002

11.66

Jul 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

51,705.92

2022

50,117.03

2021

5,551.00

1983

51,705.92

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

8.36

2016

12.35

2015

6.19

2007

191.84

2011

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

10.0

Jun 2017

10.7

Mar 2017

5.0

Jun 1973

11.7

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Retail Sales Growth

4.7

Jul 2017

0.8

Jun 2017

-21.2

Sep 1998

23.7

Jul 2011

%

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Equity Market Index

27,554.3

Sep 2017

27,970.3

Aug 2017

58.6

Aug 1967

31,352.6

Oct 2007

31Jul1964=100

monthly

Jul 1964 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

747,888.6

Apr 2017

736,180.1

Mar 2017

113,621.9

Dec 1991

747,888.6

Apr 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1990 - Apr 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

0.7

Jun 2017

0.7

Mar 2017

0.4

Sep 2014

10.6

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Visitor Arrivals

2,555,774

Jul 2017

2,047,779

Jun 2017

990,100

Jun 2009

2,847,316

Aug 2014

Person

monthly

Mar 2006 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

648.21

2022

615.36

2021

36.09

1984

648.21

2022

HKD bn

yearly

1984 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

4,600.00

Dec 2016

8,103.00

Jun 2016

4,103.00

Dec 2009

13,700.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Population

7.4

2016

7.3

2015

3.1

1960

7.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

18.7

Jun 2017

18.8

Mar 2017

13.4

Dec 2007

19.6

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

67.1

2016

66.5

2015

15.2

1982

67.1

2016

%

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

0.78

Sep 2017

0.76

Aug 2017

0.10

Nov 2009

15.65

Aug 1998

% pa

monthly

Jul 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gold Reserves

85.00

Jul 2017

83.00

Jun 2017

17.00

Apr 2001

122.00

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1990 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

0.00

2022

0.00

2021

0.00

2022

45.53

2002

HKD bn

yearly

2001 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

41,600.00

Dec 2016

23,909.00

Jun 2016

18,098.00

Jun 2013

48,500.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

3.1

Jun 2017

2.1

Mar 2017

-6.8

Sep 2003

19.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

42,502.7

Jun 2017

22,875.6

Mar 2017

-5,695.1

Jun 2015

58,614.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

1.62

Sep 2017

1.36

Aug 2017

0.87

Nov 2012

2.93

Jan 2010

% pa

monthly

Jan 2010 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Total Exports

42,530.8

Aug 2017

41,821.6

Jul 2017

35.9

Feb 1959

43,957.5

Nov 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bank Lending Rate

5.00

29 Sep 2017

5.00

28 Sep 2017

5.00

29 Sep 2017

20.00

08 Nov 1981

% pa

daily

01 Jan 1981 - 29 Sep 2017

Updated on 29 Sep 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

414.0

2016

420.2

2015

218.2

2002

446.4

2014

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

3.8

Jun 2017

4.2

Mar 2017

-6.2

Mar 2014

9.6

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Trade Balance

-4,542.0

Aug 2017

-3,790.6

Jul 2017

-7,641.5

Dec 2014

931.9

Jan 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tax Revenue

6,716.14

Jun 2017

13,888.21

Mar 2017

220.66

Sep 1979

19,692.03

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1979 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

74,478.23

2022

71,285.39

2021

6,771.01

1980

74,478.23

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.32

2016

0.31

2015

0.00

1995

0.37

2010

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
House Prices Growth

18.0

Aug 2017

19.8

Jul 2017

-44.7

Oct 1998

51.8

May 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Consumer Confidence Growth

10.5

Sep 2017

14.4

Jun 2017

-41.0

Sep 2008

76.8

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

7.813

Sep 2017

7.822

Aug 2017

4.611

Jan 1978

8.095

Oct 1983

HKD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

413,612.0

Aug 2017

413,176.0

Jul 2017

93,921.0

Apr 2000

413,612.0

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Apr 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

2.4

Aug 2017

4.2

Jul 2017

-21.2

Jun 2009

48.1

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Mar 2007 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.15

2022

3.12

2021

-5.88

1998

13.39

1987

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

4.4

2017

0.6

2016

-4.8

2002

7.3

2008

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.9

Aug 2017

1.9

Jul 2017

-4.1

Jul 2003

7.9

Jul 2011

%

monthly

Oct 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt

1,498,882.5

Jun 2017

1,416,014.8

Mar 2017

347,204.7

Jun 2003

1,498,882.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

105.3

Aug 2017

106.9

Jul 2017

81.0

Aug 2011

144.9

Aug 1998

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross National Product

87,007.51

Jun 2017

83,533.51

Mar 2017

37,688.64

Jun 2003

89,984.79

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Savings Rate

24.1

Jun 2017

23.8

Mar 2017

19.3

Jun 2014

37.6

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

61.4

Aug 2017

61.3

Jul 2017

59.5

Nov 2010

66.2

Sep 1984

%

monthly

Dec 1981 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

2.6

Jun 2017

2.7

Mar 2017

-5.5

Jun 2014

20.8

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
M2 Growth

11.2

Apr/2017

10.1

Mar/2017

-6.1

Oct/2008

86.8

Oct/1982

%

monthly

Dec/1981 - Apr/2017

Updated on Jun/2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

57,312.41

Jun 2017

54,308.85

Mar 2017

1,171.75

Mar 1973

57,312.41

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Employment

3.88

2018

3.85

2017

2.39

1981

3.88

2018

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2017
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

1,009.71

Mar 2017

967.75

Dec 2016

17.96

Dec 1978

1,009.71

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1978 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Investment: % of GDP

23.4

Jun 2017

21.9

Mar 2017

17.5

Mar 2009

40.0

Jun 1995

%

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Business Confidence Growth

12.0

Sep 2017

9.0

Jun 2017

-80.0

Mar 2009

72.0

Mar 2010

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

46.9

Jun 2017

39.3

Mar 2017

-17.0

Dec 2002

102.9

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Policy Rate

1.50

Sep 2017

1.50

Aug 2017

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1992 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

18,735.54

Jun 2017

17,001.81

Mar 2017

404.33

Mar 1973

19,974.86

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

14.00

2022

13.00

2021

-9.06

1995

32.85

2008

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.48

2022

2.48

2021

1.08

1989

7.92

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

350,777.11

2016

468,276.05

2015

350,777.11

2016

853,487.93

1996

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

0.4

Jun 2017

0.2

Mar 2017

-14.2

Dec 1998

23.8

Mar 1987

%

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Expenditure per Capita

14,320.59

2015

11,028.46

2010

4,758.30

1990

14,320.59

2015

USD

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2016
External Debt: Short Term

996,537.4

Jun 2017

968,915.6

Mar 2017

217,563.6

Jun 2003

996,537.4

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
P/E ratio

15.51

16 Oct 2017

15.40

13 Oct 2017

6.52

27 Oct 2008

24.48

30 Oct 2007

NA

daily

27 Apr 2000 - 16 Oct 2017

Updated on 16 Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue

38,161

2016

42,488

2015

7,336

1998

46,349

2014

USD mn

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

3,841,200.00

Aug 2017

3,833,500.00

Jul 2017

2,370,600.00

Mar 1983

3,841,200.00

Aug 2017

Person

monthly

Oct 1981 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-21.4

2016

-5.5

2015

-25.4

2009

49.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.00

2022

3.00

2021

-3.95

1999

11.24

1991

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.50

2022

3.36

2021

-11.26

2009

33.51

1987

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Credit to Households

219.88

Mar 2017

217.19

Dec 2016

26.49

Dec 1990

219.88

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1990 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

89,017,684.83

2016

91,891,879.66

2015

10,323,597.60

1995

91,891,879.66

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

836,555.41

2016

837,220.17

2015

754,470.63

1999

2,678,068.38

1995

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

380.23

2016

367.66

2015

40.61

1965

380.23

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

22,300,000.00

2014

22,352,000.00

2013

21,040,096.00

2009

24,494,229.00

2008

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

105.43

2017

100.50

2016

94.42

2004

117.18

2012

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

251,580.67

2016

303,901.65

2015

47,277.31

1998

326,237.39

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Consumption

6.70

2016

6.70

2015

0.00

1980

8.14

2014

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

43,741.59

2016

42,431.42

2015

411.77

1961

43,741.59

2016

USD

yearly

1961 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

71.2

Jun 2017

67.1

Mar 2017

53.0

Sep 1989

72.2

Jun 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Deposits

1,595,943.46

Aug 2017

1,601,561.48

Jul 2017

160,372.96

Feb 1991

1,601,561.48

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1991 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

266,528,795.79

2015

261,395,869.53

2014

57,266,699.37

2001

266,528,795.79

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

91,406,035.21

2016

92,622,801.03

2015

9,062,649.33

1995

92,622,801.03

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

448,905.67

2016

581,589.53

2015

361,922.19

2001

1,512,440.43

1995

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

220.82

Jun 2017

208.71

Mar 2017

10.93

Dec 1979

220.82

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Dec 1979 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

21.13

Jun 2017

14.69

Mar 2017

-38.85

Sep 1998

60.48

Mar 1992

%

quarterly

Dec 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

173.09

Jun 2017

164.49

Mar 2017

28.65

Sep 1984

173.09

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Dec 1979 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

18.77

Jun 2017

14.06

Mar 2017

-40.55

Sep 1998

45.96

Mar 1992

%

quarterly

Dec 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

49,810.49

2016

72,778.01

2015

45,422.24

2006

228,098.14

1995

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

135,245.3

2016

127,072.7

2015

45,302.0

2003

135,245.3

2016

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Monthly Earnings

2,017

Jun 2017

1,982

Mar 2017

1,331

Mar 2005

2,017

Jun 2017

USD

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

80,531.9

Jun 2017

80,982.1

Mar 2017

1,826.2

Mar 1973

87,478.3

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Current Account Balance

2,107.5

Jun 2017

2,181.6

Mar 2017

-3,748.3

Jun 2014

11,868.5

Dec 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Electricity Production

9,177

Jun 2017

6,919

Mar 2017

5,654

Mar 1994

12,269

Sep 2009

GWh

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

285.2

2016

291.3

2015

135.3

2002

318.5

2014

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt

225,566.5

Jun 2017

218,612.8

Mar 2017

4,514.3

Dec 1982

225,566.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

46,200

2016

58,800

2015

32,900

2009

62,200

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

8.8

Aug 2017

9.1

Jul 2017

4.1

Oct 2008

11.8

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

15,214.55

Jun 2017

7,619.13

Mar 2017

-31,758.92

Mar 2008

39,011.11

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Exports Growth

7.4

Aug 2017

7.3

Jul 2017

-39.3

Sep 1953

70.6

Apr 1956

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.1

2016

-8.4

2015

-10.1

2016

34.1

2010

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

7.01

Jun 2017

6.48

Mar 2017

-7.65

Dec 1998

36.82

Dec 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

8,093.07

Jun 2017

8,692.39

Mar 2017

93.47

Jun 1973

8,692.39

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Money Supply M1

197,240.20

Aug 2017

196,521.47

Jul 2017

4,504.25

Jan 1985

197,240.20

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1985 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

123.21

Jun 2017

121.29

Mar 2017

57.32

Jun 2000

123.21

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Population

7.72

2022

7.66

2021

5.10

1980

7.72

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Registered

674.25

2015

648.81

2014

499.00

2005

674.25

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

26.60

Mar 2017

25.60

Dec 2016

13.70

Sep 2004

26.60

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

248,365,519.71

2015

238,466,573.40

2014

49,802,682.16

2001

248,365,519.71

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017