Hong Kong’s economy has taken a hammering because of the pandemic. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s economy has taken a hammering because of the pandemic. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong jobless rate unchanged at 6.1 per cent amid Covid-19 third wave but underuse of workers hits 17-year high

  • Labour chief says underemployment rate has risen 0.3 percentage points to 3.8 per cent
  • Third wave of coronavirus cases in July and August continued to disrupt a wide range of economic activities, he says

Hong Kong’s economy has taken a hammering because of the pandemic. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s economy has taken a hammering because of the pandemic. Photo: Nora Tam
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