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) '000 Dec-20 3,603.3 -4.8 3,611.1 -4.0
Employment Change (quarterly) '000 Dec-20 -7.9 na -29.1 na
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) (quarterly) % of labour force Dec-20 3.3 na 3.5 na
Value Added per Worker Growth  % Q4/20 2.4 na -2.5 na
Total Labour Force 3/ '000  2020 3,713.9 na 3,742.5 na
Resident Labour Force 4/ '000  2020  2,345.5 na 2,328.5 na
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y) 2/
Employed Persons 3/ '000  2020 3,574 na

3,631.7

na
Employed Residents 4/ '000  2020  2,222.6 na 2,230.4 na
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 3/ % 2020 2.8 na 2.2 na
Resident Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4/ % 2020 3.8 na 3.1 na
Labour Force Participation Rate (as at June) 5/ % 2020 68.1 na 68.0 na
Males % 2020 75.4 na 75.4 na
Females % 2020 61.2 na 61.1 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 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