Hong Kongs unemployment rate rose 5.2percent A ten-year high

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 Hong Kongs unemployment rate rose 5.2percent A ten-year high


(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true });}) (); compared with the figures from January to March, the current number of unemployed has risen to twenty point two five 10000 people, increase four point zero three Million people; total employment fell to three hundred and sixty-five point seven four 10000 people, down six point two six Ten thousand people. Luo Zhiguang, Secretary for labor and welfare of the SAR government, said the new crown epidemic continued to affect economic activities extensively, and the labor market deteriorated sharply. The total number of employees and the working population from February to April recorded the largest annual decline in history. The total unemployment rate of related industries such as retail, accommodation and catering services rose sharply to 9%, a new high in more than 15 years, and the underemployment rate also rose sharply 5.9% , the highest level on record. Luo expects the labor market to continue to face tremendous pressure in the short term. In order to maintain economic vitality, the SAR government has launched the largest ever rescue measures, including a series of measures to protect employment and create jobs, which will help guarantee the employment of employees. Relevant recommendations Hong Kongs first quarter GDP fell year on year 8.9% Unemployment rate has reached a new high in more than nine years. In April, the national urban survey showed that the unemployment rate has increased slightly. The main group has a stable employment. Heilongjiang unemployment insurance has returned more than 1.5 billion yuan to more than 1.16 million people. Source: Peoples Network Hong Kong and Macao channel author: Chen Ran editor in charge: Zhang Chao_ NA1563

Compared with the figures from January to March, the current number of unemployed has risen to twenty point two five 10000 people, increase four point zero three Million people; total employment fell to three hundred and sixty-five point seven four 10000 people, down six point two six Ten thousand people.

Luo Zhiguang, Secretary for labor and welfare of the SAR government, said the new crown epidemic continued to affect economic activities extensively, and the labor market deteriorated sharply. The total number of employees and the working population from February to April recorded the largest annual decline in history.

The total unemployment rate of related industries such as retail, accommodation and catering services rose sharply to 9%, a new high in more than 15 years, and the underemployment rate also rose sharply 5.9% , the highest level on record.

Luo expects the labor market to continue to face tremendous pressure in the short term. In order to maintain economic vitality, the SAR government has launched the largest ever rescue measures, including a series of measures to protect employment and create jobs, which will help guarantee the employment of employees.