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HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE SURVEY 2017/18
AVERAGE MONTHLY HOUSEHOLD INCOME FROM ALL SOURCES*
Average monthly household income rose 2.4 per cent cent per annum in nominal terms between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
On a per household member basis, average monthly household income grew at a faster rate, to $3,940 in 2017/18, up from $3,296 in 2012/13.
Employment income remained the largest source of income among households. In 2017/18, employment income accounted for about 79 per cent of total household income.
COntribution To Total HOUSEHOLD INCOME From All Sources
By income groups, average monthly household income increased for all groups between 2012/13 and 2017/18. Average monthly income of households increased by 1.6 per cent per annum in nominal terms for the top 20% income group, and by 2.7 to 3.3 per cent per annum for the other groups.
By housing types, households living in HDB 1- and 2-room flats experienced the highest income growth, at 6.3 per cent per annum in nominal terms.
Average Annual Change in Average Monthly Household Income
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