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New crown pneumonia│The unemployment rate remains unchanged at 6.1% from June to August, but the catering service industry is high at 14.4%

2020-09-17T08:50:21.578Z

The third wave of the new crown pneumonia epidemic has finally eased. During the rapid increase in the number of cases in Hong Kong, the government has repeatedly tightened anti-epidemic measures, including banning food in the evening market and restricting gatherings for two people, which has once again affected many industries. The government today (17th) announced the latest unemployment rate. The unemployment rate from June to August remained at 6.1%, the same as the previous period. However, the number of unemployed persons rose to 248,000, an increase of approximately 5,800 from the previous period.



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Written by: Yuan Shu

2020-09-17 16:35

Last update date: 2020-09-17 16:43

The third wave of the new crown pneumonia epidemic has finally eased. During the rapid increase in the number of cases in Hong Kong, the government has repeatedly tightened anti-epidemic measures, including banning food in the evening market and restricting gatherings for two people, which has once again affected many industries.

The government today (17th) announced the latest unemployment rate. The unemployment rate from June to August remained at 6.1%, the same as the previous period. However, the number of unemployed persons rose to 248,000, an increase of approximately 5,800 from the previous period.

According to the latest labor force statistics released by the Census and Statistics Department today, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 6.1% from June to August, the same as the previous period.

The underemployment rate also increased from 3.5% in May to July 2020 to 3.8% in June to August 2020.

▼Reopening of premises and relaxation measures starting on September 18▼

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Source: hk1

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