Is YouTube Monetized in Hong Kong?

So you’re based in Hong Kong and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?

YouTube monetization is available in Hong Kong. You’ll be able to apply for the YouTube Partner Program as soon as your channel meets the monetization threshold and requirements. As soon as YouTube reviews your application and accept it, your channel in Hong Kong will be monetized via Google AdSense.

How Much Does YouTube Pay For 1M Views In Hong Kong?

YouTube doesn’t pay for views based only on your channel’s country – the viewers’ country and your channel topic matter too.

Also, different videos on your channel will have a different RPM (it depends on the videos’ subjects and main keywords).

That being said, most channels (based in Hong Kong or otherwise) have a RPM of between $0.50 and $20.00, with an average of around $3.

So YouTube will pay your channel in Hong Kong between $500 and $20,000 for 1 million views (the average being around $3,000).

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Hong Kong?

Starting February 1, 2023 (source), you’ll be able to monetize YouTube Shorts in Hong Kong. Views from Shorts will add to your regular video’s monetization.