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-23 4,000.7 2.8 3,988.1 3.7
Employment Change (quarterly) 3/ '000 Dec-23 12.6 na 29.2 na
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) (quarterly) % of labour force Dec-23 2.0 na 2.0 na
Value Added per Worker Growth  % 4Q 2023 -0.8 na -3.1 na
Total Labour Force 4/ '000  2023 3,936.3 na 3,754.2 na
Resident Labour Force 5/ '000  2023 2,436.2 na 2,438.0 na
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y-o-Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y-o-Y) 2/
Employed Persons 4/ '000  2023 3,840.3 na

3,656.2

na
Employed Residents 5/ '000  2023 2,352.3 na 2,350.4 na
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4/ % 2023 1.9 na 2.1 na
Resident Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 5/ % 2023 2.7 na 2.8 na
Labour Force Participation Rate 5/6/ % 2023 68.6 na 70.0 na
Males % 2023 74.9 na 77.0 na
Females % 2023 62.6 na 63.4 na
Annual Growth in Value Added per Worker % 2023 -3.6 na -0.9 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 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.


Detailed Statistical Time Series


Value Added Per Actual Hour Worked by Industry