The Singapore Department of Statistics is responsible for developing and promoting the observance of national statistical standards, which conform to the basic principles and guidelines provided in international standards. The adoption and use of common standard in the collection, compilation and dissemination of statistics facilitates data sharing and ensures consistency and comparability of data.


Singapore Standard Industrial Classification

Singapore Standard Industrial Classification

National standard for classifying economic activities undertaken by economic units.

Singapore Standard Occupational Classification

Singapore Standard Occupational Classification

National standard for classifying occupations.

Singapore Standard Educational Classification

Singapore Standard Educational Classification

National standard for classifying educational programmes and qualifications.

Singapore Trade Classification, Custom and Excise Duties

Singapore Trade Classification, Custom and Excise Duties

Classification of goods for collection of trade statistics.

Singapore Standard Classification of Type of Dwelling

Singapore Standard Classification of Type of Dwelling

Classification of dwelling types for use in collection of data.

Singapore Statistical Standard for Age

Singapore Statistical Standard for Age

Standard for on the age distribution of a population.

Singapore Standard Classification of Marital Status

Singapore Standard Classification of Marital Status

Classification on conjugal statuses recognised under marriage laws in Singapore.

Singapore Standard Classification of Household Tenure Status

Singapore Standard Classification of Household Tenure Status

Classification of households occupying a housing unit.

Singapore Standard Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (S-COICOP)

Singapore Standard Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (S-COICOP)

Classification of individual consumption expenditures such as the Household Expenditure Survey (HES), Consumer Price Index (CPI) and private consumption expenditure in the National Accounts.