Analyses | Education and human resources | 2014-09-29 | Sing Tao

Unemployed youth at full employment



At a time when Hong Kong is approaching full employment with its unemployment rate lingering at a 16-year low, the city’s youth unemployment has reached a crisis point. The Centre’s weekly analysis examines the issue and discusses the impact of popularisation of tertiary education on youth employment. It also ponders on how an oversupply of highly educated labour force affects the upward mobility of youth in Hong Kong.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.