Jobless rate drops from high to 6.8pc

Business | 22 Apr 2021 5:09 pm

Hong Kong's seasonally adjusted unemployment slipped to 6.8 percent  in the January-March period, the government said on Thursday, as labor market situation stabilized when the local epidemic receded, but might still face challenges in doldrums inbound tourism, Reuters reports.

The figure compared with 7.2 percent in the December-February period. The underemployment rate slid to 3.8 percent from 4 percent in the previous three-months.



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