Statutory Minimum Wage in Hong Kong with effect from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2019

Hourly Minimum Wage (in Hong Kong dollars HK$)


  1. Hong Kong’s hourly minimum wage is expected to increase by HK$3 an hour. If approved the new wage rate of HK$ 37.5 will come into effect from May 2019.  
  2. A statutory minimum wage of HK$28 an hour first came into force in 2011. Since then the figure rose to HK$30 in 2013,  HK$32.50 in 2015, before becoming HK$34.50 in 2017.