Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y) 2/
Labour, Employment, Wages and Productivity            
Employment Level (quarterly) 3/ '000 Dec-21 3,643.0 1.1 3,588.9 -0.6
Employment Change (quarterly) 3/ '000 Dec-21 54.1 na -8.4 na
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) (quarterly) % of labour force Dec-21 2.4 na 2.6 na
Value Added per Worker Growth  % Q3/21 8.2 na 17.4 na
Total Labour Force 4/ '000  2021 3,607.6 na 3,713.9 na
Resident Labour Force 5/ '000  2021  2,397.8 na 2,345.5 na
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y) 2/
Employed Persons 4/ '000  2021 3,483.5 na

3,574.0

na
Employed Residents 5/ '000  2021  2,286.5 na 2,222.6 na
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4/ % 2021 2.7 na 2.8 na
Resident Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 5/ % 2021 3.5 na 3.9 na
Labour Force Participation Rate (as at June) 6/ % 2021 70.5 na 68.1 na
Males % 2021 77.2 na 75.4 na
Females % 2021 64.2 na 61.2 na
Annual Growth in Value Added per Worker % 2020 -3.4 na -0.2 na

Data are preliminary when first released.
na not available or not applicable.
1 Refers to % change in latest period over the same period in the previous year.
2 Refers to % change in the previous period over the same period in the previous year.
3 Includes Migrant Domestic Workers.
4 Refers to total persons aged 15 years and over. Data are for mid-year.
5 Refers to Singapore residents (citizens and permanent residents) aged 15 years and over. Data are for mid-year.
6 Refers to % of Population aged 15 & over.


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Value Added Per Actual Hour Worked by Industry