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Hong Kong’s economy is in the doldrums in the recent few months and the unemployment situation is getting worse. On the other hand, Hong Kong is facing the long-term challenges brought by ageing population and low fertility rate. Whether it is to retain jobs right now or prepare for future challenges, the society should help a group of potential workers aged 50 and above (i.e. Post-50) enhance their competitiveness in the job market. This article will analyse the characteristics and labour force participation of ‘Post-50’, aspiring to help the society to re-plan its employment strategy.
The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.