The Singapore Department of Statistics conducts an annual survey on the services industries to collect a wide range of data for studies and analyses. This report on the Services Sector contains detailed survey findings on establishments engaged
in wholesale trade, retail trade, accommodation services, food services, transport & storage, information & communications services, business services, as well as recreation, community & personal services. Establishments engaged
in financial & insurance services and public administration activities were excluded. Taxi drivers, hawkers and stall-holders, independent artistes, self-employed persons operating private hire vehicles and other individual self-employed
persons not registered with the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) were also excluded. The survey was conducted in 2017 for reference year 2016. Details on data source, scope and coverage of this survey, as well as concepts
and definitions used in statistical compilation are covered in the technical notes of this report. Detailed statistical tables are available on the
SingStat Table Builder to facilitate further analysis and research.