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Released on: 8 January 2021
For release: 8 January 2021
Following sustained increases in previous months, the unemployment situation eased in
November 2020. The overall unemployment rate declined from 3.6% in October to 3.3% in
November. Resident and citizen unemployment rates also declined, from 4.8% to 4.6% and
from 4.9% to 4.7% respectively.
109,500 residents1 were unemployed in November 2020, including 94,000 citizens.2,3
Manpower Research and Statistics Department,
Ministry of Manpower
1 “Residents” refer to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents.
2 Based on seasonally adjusted data on number of unemployed persons.
3 Refer to Explanatory Notes for more information.