Published on 18.10.2012
Hong Kong - Jobless rate nudges up to 3.3%
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose from 3.2% in June-August to 3.3% in July-September, while the underemployment rate fell from 1.7% to 1.6%, the Census & Statistics Department announces.
Increases in the unemployment rate were mainly observed in the insurance, manufacturing and retail sectors. As to the underemployment rate, decreases were mainly seen in the construction, and food and beverage service activities sectors.
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