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 Sep-18 3,697.3 1.1 3,679.6 0.6
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) (quarterly) % of labour force Sep-18 2.1 na 2.0 na
Value Added per Worker Growth  % Q3/18 1.2 na 3.6 na
Total Labour Force 3/ '000  2017 3,657.0 na 3,672.8 na
Resident Labour Force 4/ '000  2017  2,269.7 na 2,257.6 na
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y) 2/
Employed Persons 3/ '000  2017 3,550.1 na 3,570.0 na
Employed Residents 4/ '000  2017  2,175.3 na 2,165.3 na
Employment Change '000 2017 -3.6 na 16.8 na
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 3/ % 2017 2.2  na 2.1 na
Resident Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4/ % 2017 3.1 na 3.0 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 % 2017 3.8 na 1.4 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