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Hong Kong Jobless Rate Steady In June

Hong Kong jobless rate remained stable during the April to June period, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Thursday.

The unemployment rate remained steady at 2.8 percent during the April to June period, same as in the previous three months.

The number of unemployed persons was 114,300 during the April to June period, same as seen in the previous three months.

"The unemployment situation was broadly steady in most economic sectors," Law Chi-kwong, secretary for labor and welfare, said.

"The labor market is expected to remain largely stable in the near term," the official added.

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