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Unemployment rate (%)
PeriodSexAge Group
15 - 1920 - 2930 - 3940 - 4950 - 5960 and over15 and over
2017 Male 12.4 6.5 2.4 2.6 3.0 2.4 3.4
Female 9.9 4.9 2.0 2.4 2.6 2.0 2.9
Both sexes 11.1 5.7 2.2 2.5 2.9 2.2 3.1
2018 Male 11.4 6.5 2.3 2.5 2.8 2.1 3.2
Female 9.2 4.5 1.7 2.0 2.1 1.6 2.4
Both sexes 10.2 5.5 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.0 2.8
2019 Male 11.9 6.8 2.5 2.7 3.4 2.6 3.6
Female 8.1 4.1 1.7 1.9 2.0 1.9 2.3
Both sexes 10.0 5.4 2.1 2.3 2.7 2.4 2.9
4/2019 - 6/2019 Male 12.3 6.7 2.5 2.7 3.3 2.5 3.5
Female 8.2 3.8 1.7 2.0 2.0 1.5 2.3
Both sexes 10.2 5.2 2.0 2.4 2.7 2.1 2.9
5/2019 - 7/2019 Male 14.7 7.1 2.8 2.8 3.1 2.3 3.6
Female 10.0 4.3 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.4 2.3
Both sexes 12.4 5.7 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.0 3.0
6/2019 - 8/2019 Male 16.0 7.2 2.8 2.9 3.0 2.1 3.6
Female 11.8 4.8 2.0 1.8 1.9 1.3 2.5
Both sexes 14.0 5.9 2.3 2.3 2.5 1.8 3.0
7/2019 - 9/2019 Male 14.3 7.2 2.7 2.3 3.0 2.4 3.5
Female 9.6 4.7 1.9 1.9 2.1 1.8 2.5
Both sexes 12.1 5.9 2.3 2.1 2.6 2.2 3.0
8/2019 - 10/2019 Male 13.8 7.4 2.6 2.3 3.6 2.9 3.7
Female 8.0 5.1 1.8 2.1 2.1 1.8 2.6
Both sexes 11.1 6.2 2.2 2.2 2.9 2.5 3.2
9/2019 - 11/2019 Male 12.1 7.0 2.6 2.3 4.0 3.3 3.7
Female 7.7 5.0 1.6 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.6
Both sexes 10.0 5.9 2.0 2.2 3.1 3.0 3.2
10/2019 - 12/2019 Male 13.2 6.8 2.7 2.9 3.8 3.1 3.8
Female 7.1 5.0 1.7 1.7 2.3 2.0 2.5
Both sexes 10.2 5.9 2.1 2.3 3.1 2.7 3.1
11/2019 - 1/2020 Male 15.2 6.0 2.6 3.1 3.7 2.9 3.7
Female 7.7 4.9 1.7 1.9 2.2 2.6 2.5
Both sexes 11.7 5.4 2.1 2.5 3.0 2.8 3.1
12/2019 - 2/2020 Male 15.4 6.8 3.0 3.8 4.0 3.1 4.2
Female 6.9 5.0 1.7 2.3 2.5 2.9 2.7
Both sexes 11.4 5.9 2.3 3.0 3.3 3.0 3.4
1/2020 - 3/2020 Male 16.5 7.6 3.8 4.4 4.9 4.0 4.9
Female 9.3 5.9 2.3 3.2 3.1 3.5 3.5
Both sexes 12.9 6.7 3.0 3.8 4.0 3.8 4.2
2/2020 - 4/2020 Male 14.4 9.3 5.1 5.4 6.0 4.9 6.1
Female 10.9 7.0 3.2 3.7 5.0 4.0 4.5
Both sexes 12.6 8.1 4.1 4.5 5.5 4.5 5.2
3/2020 - 5/2020 Male 18.7 10.7 5.7 5.6 7.4 6.0 7.0
Female 13.0 8.0 3.8 4.2 5.5 4.2 5.0
Both sexes 16.1 9.3 4.7 4.8 6.5 5.4 6.0
4/2020 - 6/2020 Male 19.5 11.7 5.8 5.6 7.8 6.5 7.3
Female 18.1 8.4 3.7 4.3 5.6 4.7 5.2
Both sexes 18.8 9.9 4.6 4.9 6.8 5.9 6.2
5/2020 - 7/2020 Male 21.3 12.7 5.5 5.7 8.5 6.3 7.6
Female 22.8 8.3 3.5 4.2 4.9 4.2 5.0
Both sexes 22.1 10.4 4.4 4.9 6.8 5.6 6.3
6/2020 - 8/2020 # Male 25.1 13.8 5.5 5.6 8.1 6.1 7.6
Female 22.2 9.3 3.7 4.1 4.7 4.3 5.1
Both sexes 23.6 11.4 4.5 4.8 6.5 5.4 6.4
Notes : #Provisional figures
 Starting from 2001, annual figures are compiled based on data collected in the General Household Survey from January to December of the year concerned as well as the mid-year population estimates.
Source : Household Statistics Analysis Section,
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 2887 5508
 Enquiry e-mail : ghs@censtatd.gov.hk)



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