Services Survey Series 2013 - The Services Sector

Summary Findings

In 2013, there were about 153,800 establishments in the services sector (excluding financial & insurance services). Operating receipts rose to $2,719.5 billion in 2013, an increase of 9.7% over 2012. Operating surplus increased 2.3% to $96.9 billion while total value added grew 4.1% to $184.4 billion in 2013.

The results were based on the Annual Survey of Services 2013 which covered all establishments and statutory boards engaged in services activities, excluding those engaged in financial & insurance and public administration activities, as well as taxi drivers, hawkers and stall-holders, independent artistes and other individual self-employed persons not registered with the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). ...more pdf (370 kb)

Key Indicators (36kb)