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Report: Labour Force In Singapore 2017
Released on:26/1/2018 9:00 AM

​Report: Labour Force in Singapore 2017

This annual publication presents a comprehensive range of statistical information on the economic activities of the population, including analysis and data on labour force trends such as labour force participation rate and employment rate, income, casual and fixed-term contract employees, training, hours worked and job search methods. It also covers the profile of residents outside the labour force and those who are potential entrants into the labour force.

Key findings: The employment rates for residents aged 25 to 64 and 65 and over continued their uptrend in June 2016-June 2017, while it fell among those aged 15 to 24 due to their higher propensity to pursue further education and postpone entry into the labour force. With the improvement in economic conditions, real median income rose faster in June 2017. At the same time, the unemployment and long-term unemployment rates for PMETs showed signs of improvement. While the unemployment rate for non-PMETs rose, their long-term unemployment rate remained unchanged.

Key findings of the report has been released in the Labour Force in Singapore Advance Release 2017 in end Nov 2017. 



Report Sections

Preface PDF 1.5MB
Infographic PDF 11MB
Part I: Labour Force in Singapore 2017

Highlights PDF 20KB
Labour Force in Singapore 2017 PDF 1.4MB
Part II: Survey Coverage and Methodology

Survey Coverage and Methodology PDF 92KB
Part III: Statistical Tables

Labour Force html
Employment html
Unemployment html
Outside the Labour Force html

Notations and Abbreviations PDF 4.1MB
Copyright Notice PDF 23kB
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