Hong Kong | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 7.75 Jul/15 7.75 4.6 : 8.7
Government Bond 10Y 1.86 percent Jul/15 1.68 0.55 : 10.49
Stock Market 26064 Index points Jul/15 26250 58.61 : 31638
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 274 USD Billion Dec/13 263 1.32 : 274
GDP Growth Rate 0.4 percent Mar/15 0.2 -3.4 : 6.3
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.1 percent Mar/15 2.4 -8.1 : 20.7
GDP Constant Prices 541265 HKD Million Mar/15 584672 59854 : 584672
Gross National Product 549169 HKD Million Mar/15 606184 303627 : 606184
GDP per capita 33534 USD Dec/13 32729 3080 : 33534
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 123178 HKD Million Mar/15 146056 14174 : 146056
GDP per capita PPP 51509 USD Dec/13 50272 26982 : 51509
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.2 percent May/15 3.2 1 : 8.5
Employed Persons 3780 Thousand May/15 3792 2371 : 3808
Unemployed Persons 128 Thousand May/15 128 24.9 : 308
Job Vacancies 78069 Mar/15 73533 15919 : 127765
Productivity 153 Index Points Dec/14 148 99.4 : 153
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.2 percent May/15 61.4 59.5 : 66.5
Wages 14354 HKD/Month Sep/14 14126 10382 : 14354
Wages in Manufacturing 193 Index Points Mar/15 191 142 : 193
Labour Costs 132 Index Points Dec/14 124 76.2 : 148
Population 7.23 Million Jun/14 7.22 3.08 : 7.23
Minimum Wages 32.5 HKD/Hour May/15 30 28 : 32.5
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 3 percent May/15 2.8 -6.1 : 16
Consumer Price Index CPI 123 Index Points May/15 123 26.3 : 124
GDP Deflator 106 Index Points Mar/15 105 16.6 : 123
Producer Prices 107 Index Points Mar/15 106 84.7 : 114
Export Prices 102 Index Points Apr/15 103 61.7 : 118
Import Prices 101 Index Points Apr/15 102 59.3 : 116
Food Inflation 3.7 percent May/15 3.2 -0.6 : 8.2
Inflation Rate Mom 0.16 percent May/15 -0.97 -2.42 : 3.1
Producer Prices Change -0.56 Index points Mar/15 -1.21 -6.2 : 9.59
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.5 percent May/15 0.5 0.5 : 8
Interbank Rate 0.38 percent Jun/15 0.38 0.07 : 15.56
Money Supply M0 339861 HKD Million Apr/15 342182 8642 : 350030
Money Supply M1 1847287 HKD Million Apr/15 1941490 5642 : 1941490
Money Supply M2 11421675 HKD Million Apr/15 11348100 14225 : 11421675
Money Supply M3 11483257 HKD Million May/15 11453974 138773 : 11483257
Foreign Exchange Reserves 344800 USD Million May/15 343200 38357 : 344800
Loans to Private Sector 7401106 HKD Million Apr/15 7627377 100529 : 7627377
Banks Balance Sheet 19068531 HKD Million Apr/15 19097488 307213 : 19097488
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -40110 HKD Million May/15 -39164 -59250 : 7228
Exports 291830 HKD Million May/15 291944 172 : 331986
Imports 331940 HKD Million May/15 331108 230 : 382355
Current Account 380 HKD Million Mar/15 16701 -20579 : 92020
Current Account to GDP 1.9 percent Dec/14 1.5 -6.3 : 13.7
Terms of Trade 101 Index Points Apr/15 100 99 : 108
Capital Flows -27600 HKD Million Mar/15 -45297 -89673 : 31399
Tourist Arrivals 1942546 May/15 2057999 211328 : 2092072
Gold Reserves 2.08 Tonnes Mar/15 2.08 2.08 : 2.08
External Debt 9973068 HKD Million Mar/15 10007973 2707907 : 10007973
Foreign Direct Investment 10483 HKD Billion Dec/13 10483 3320 : 10483
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget 2.8 percent of GDP Dec/14 0.6 -6.26 : 8.6
Government Debt to GDP 32 percent Dec/14 33.84 13.7 : 35.47
Government Budget Value 39533 HKD Million Mar/15 80801 -53683 : 98775
Government Spending 55306 HKD Million Mar/15 51447 5720 : 55306
Credit Rating 95.39 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 1 Jun/15 3 -53 : 32
Manufacturing PMI 47.6 May/15 46.6 46.6 : 53.3
Industrial Production -1.5 percent Mar/15 -3.7 -10.6 : 7.1
Changes in Inventories -2559 HKD Million Mar/15 1881 -13825 : 29347
Bankruptcies 15618 Companies Apr/15 9428 409 : 15618
Car Registrations 2831 Cars May/15 2578 332 : 6154
Competitiveness Index 5.45 Points Jun/15 5.46 5.22 : 5.46
Competitiveness Rank 7 Jun/15 7 7 : 12
Corruption Index 74 Points Jun/14 75 70.1 : 84
Corruption Rank 17 Jun/14 15 12 : 18
Ease of Doing Business 3 Dec/14 2 2 : 3
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 106 Mar/15 107 70 : 118
Retail Sales YoY 4.6 percent May/15 2.5 -13.8 : 35.8
Consumer Spending 367485 HKD Million Mar/15 385705 34061 : 385705
Personal Savings 0.01 percent May/15 0.01 0 : 13.21
Bank Lending Rate 5 percent May/15 5 5 : 19.61
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 137 Index points Apr/15 136 31.34 : 137
Home Ownership Rate 51 percent Jun/14 51.2 28.7 : 54.3
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 16.5 percent Jan/15 16.5 16 : 17.5
Personal Income Tax Rate 15 percent Jan/14 15 15 : 16




Economic Indicators for Hong Kong including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Hong Kong economy. 7/5/2015