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 '000 Mar-19 3,729.5 1.5 3,714.8 1.2
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) (quarterly) % of labour force Mar-19 2.2 na 2.2 na
Value Added per Worker Growth  % Q1/19  -0.3 na 0.1  na
Total Labour Force 3/ '000  2018 3,675.6 na 3,657.0 na
Resident Labour Force 4/ '000  2018  2,292.7 na 2,269.7 na
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y) 2/
Employed Persons 3/ '000  2018 3,575.3 na 3,550.1 na
Employed Residents 4/ '000  2018  2,203.7 na 2,175.3 na
Employment Change '000 2018 46.3 na -3.6 na
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 3/ % 2018 2.1 na 2.2 na
Resident Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4/ % 2018 2.9 na 3.1 na
Labour Force Participation Rate (as at June) 5/ % 2018 67.7 na 67.7 na
Males % 2018 75.6 na 76.0 na
Females % 2018 60.2 na 59.8 na
Annual Growth in Value Added per Worker % 2018  2.4 na 3.9  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 Refers to total persons aged 15 years and over. Data are for mid-year.
4 Refers to Singapore residents (citizens and permanent residents) aged 15 years and over. Data are for mid-year.
5 Refers to % of Population aged 15 & over.


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Value Added Per Actual Hour Worked by Industry