Hong Kong: Increase to the Statutory Minimum Wage

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Hong Kong will increase its statutory minimum wage to HK $40 per hour on 1 May 2023  


The authorities of Hong Kong will introduce a new statutory minimum wage on 1 May 2023. As a result, the statutory minimum wage will increase from HK $37.5 per hour to HK $40. 

What are the Changes?  

Hong Kong intends to raise the statutory minimum wage to HK $40 per hour beginning 1 May 2023. The authorities will now work to ensure that the amendment is added to the region’s official gazette on 13 January 2023.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the authorities of Hong Kong’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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