What is the Household Expenditure Survey (HES) 2017/18?

The HES collects information on households' expenditure, income, savings and selected household characteristics. Many other countries similarly conduct the HES. In Singapore, the HES is conducted once in every 5 years. The year-long HES 2017/18 started in Oct 2017.

 

I just saw your letter/reminder on the HES 2017/18. What am I supposed to do?

For matters pertaining to the Household Expenditure Survey (HES) 2017/18, please call 1800-323-8118 or (65) 6332-8722 (for overseas callers) between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays), or email to info@singstat.gov.sg.

 

I would like to return my HES 2017/18 expenditure recording books to your survey officer but could not reach him/her. How do I return the books?

Please call 1800-323-8118 or (65) 6332-8722 (for overseas callers) between 8.30am and 5.30pm from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays), or email to info@singstat.gov.sg.

 

Where can I find data on the Household Expenditure Survey 2017/18?

The field data collection for the Household Expenditure Survey (HES) 2017/18 has concluded in Dec 2018. Detailed findings from the HES 2017/18 are expected to be released in 2019. You may wish to refer to the "Report on the Household Expenditure Survey 2012/13" for the latest available data on household expenditure. The report is available for free download from our Department's website at https://www.singstat.gov.sg/publications/households/household-expenditure-survey