A careers expo in Hong Kong earlier this year. The percentage of people with higher education earning less than HK$20,000 a month increased from 42 per cent in 2001 to 45 per cent in 2011. Photo: Nora Tam

Out of pocket: number of Hongkongers in higher education doubles in a decade, but wages stay flat

Government urged to do more to tackle youth poverty, such as expanding vocational education and raising the minimum wage

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A careers expo in Hong Kong earlier this year. The percentage of people with higher education earning less than HK$20,000 a month increased from 42 per cent in 2001 to 45 per cent in 2011. Photo: Nora Tam
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