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Annual Survey of Services

The Annual Survey of Services collects information on the performance of establishments engaged in Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, Transportation & Storage, Accommodation & Food Services, Information & Communications, Real Estate, Professional Services, Administrative & Support Services and Community & Personal Services. Establishments engaged in Finance & Insurance Services and Public Administration Activities are excluded. Individual self-employed persons who are not registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), such as taxi drivers, hawkers and stallholders, independent artistes are also excluded.

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Annual Service Statistics - All Services Industries

Title : Key Indicators By Industry Group In All Services Industries, Annual

Data Items

2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020

Establishments, Total Services Sector

(Number)

170,530
178,197
186,008
193,209
196,526
202,584
213,120
219,415

Operating Revenue, Total Services Sector

(Million Dollars)

2,795,280.4
2,899,746
2,716,513.9
2,621,156.6
3,142,937.2
3,650,789.2
3,662,095.8
3,271,630.5

Operating Expenditure, Total Services Sector

(Million Dollars)

2,719,312.2
2,827,478.5
2,645,283.5
2,544,429.8
3,059,561.7
3,558,885.1
3,566,826.7
3,191,708.5

Gross Operating Surplus, Total Services Sector

(Million Dollars)

102,648.5
100,146.6
103,171.4
110,246.2
119,456.7
129,213.6
131,406.7
119,895.9

Value Added, Total Services Sector

(Million Dollars)

191,864.5
195,648.9
205,117.3
218,240.7
233,837.9
247,286.4
251,103.4
231,419.7
SOURCE : SINGAPORE DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

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Retail Sales and Food & Beverage Services Indices

The Retail Sales Index (RSI) and Food & Beverage Services Index (FSI) measure the short-term performance of the retail trade and food & beverage (F&B) services industries based on the sales records of retail trade and F&B services establishments respectively. The base year for the indices is 2017.

The RSI and FSI are available at current prices and in chained volume terms. The indices at current prices measure the changes of sales values which can result from changes in both price and quantity, while the indices in chained volume terms measure the changes in the volume of economic activity by removing the price effect.

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Wholesale Trade Index

The Wholesale Trade Index (WTI) measures the short-term performance of the wholesale trade industry based on the sales records of wholesale establishments. The index series consist of the Domestic WTI and Foreign WTI. The Domestic WTI measures the trend of wholesale sales in Singapore. The Foreign WTI measures the trend of wholesale sales outside Singapore, comprising sales of off-shore merchandise, domestic exports, re-exports and transhipment cargo. The base year for the indices is 2017.

The Domestic WTI and Foreign WTI are available at current prices and in chained volume terms. The indices at current prices measure the changes of sales value which can result from changes in both price and quantity, while the indices in chained volume terms measure the changes in the volume of economic activity by removing the price effect.

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Business Receipts Index

The Business Receipts Index (BRI) measures the short-term performance of the services industries (excluding Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade and Accommodation & Food Services) based on operating revenue of services establishments. The base year for the index is 2014.

The BRI is available at current prices. The index at current prices measures the changes of operating revenue which can result from changes in both price and quantity.

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Singapore Services Sector

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Other References

The Services Sector
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Retail Sales Index
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Wholesale Trade Index
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