Build Your Career with Us

Fancy having a hand in shaping the policies and business decisions of tomorrow through the analyses and findings that you produce? As Singapore’s national statistical authority, we collect, compile, analyse and disseminate a wide range of economic, business, household and population data, as well as analyse and monitor trends in the economy and population.

With these vital inputs, policymakers, business decision makers and our data users gain valuable insights into current and emerging economic and social trends, enabling them to make calculated and informed decisions in the formulation and evaluation of policies and strategies for the future. Apart from public agencies and businesses, our users also include researchers, analysts, educators, students, the media and the general public.

Join Us

Join Us

Looking for a dynamic, innovative work environment? Want to play in an organisation that is committed to continuous improvement of processes and the production of quality and timely data and analyses that meet users’ needs, then join us!

You can look forward to advancing your career through challenging yet rewarding assignments and projects, as well as training and development opportunities.

Make a difference by contributing important statistical input to facilitate policy planning, evaluation and decision-making and support Singapore’s present and future economic and social development.


As a Statistician, you will be responsible for the data gathering and compilation of statistics in one or more specific fields, conduct statistical research and analysis, and develop new systems and indicators to support users' statistical requirements.

You will also be involved in managing, analysing and making sense of large amounts of data from various sources, to optimise statistical processes and derive more insights from the data to support policy-making.


  • Possess knowledge or experience in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or subjects with substantial quantitative content (e.g. regression, analytics, modelling, forecasting).
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to learn and apply relevant statistical and analytical tools and techniques for data compilation and analysis.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Able to work well independently, and as a member of a team.

Attractive Remuneration and Benefits

The commencing salary is commensurate with skill sets and relevant working experience.

There are attractive and market-competitive benefits that can include:

  • 13th month, mid-year and year-end variable payments;
  • Market adjustment component;
  • 18 days' vacation leave;
  • 14 days' medical leave;
  • Medical and dental subsidies; and
  • Use of government holiday bungalows

Apply for the Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholarship

The Public Service Commission (PSC) offers the PSC Scholarships to outstanding students who wish to pursue a challenging and rewarding career as a Statistician in the Singapore Civil Service.

Students who aspire to be Statisticians with the Singapore Department of Statistics are invited to indicate ‘Public Administration’ in their applications to PSC.

To find out more about the PSC Scholarships, visit

How to Apply?

Positions that are available for application will be posted at the Civil Service job portal at Careers@Gov. Applications have to be submitted through the job portal. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Our recruitment process is as follows:

  1. Application: Apply for a job with DOS at Careers@Gov. To help us know you better, highlight your achievements and past working experience, if any.

  2. Assessment: If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to complete a written assessment which will help us to understand your skills.

  3. Interview: You will also be interviewed by DOS management.

  4. Offer: If you have been identified as a good fit for the work at DOS, we will contact you on the next steps to start your career with DOS!