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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Singapore

Singapore Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 2 % 3Q/22
Employed Persons 3643 Thousand Person | 3.643 Million Person 2021
Employment Change  75.6 Thousand Person 3Q/22
Unemployed Persons 124 Thousand Persons | 0.124 Million Persons 2021


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Singapore - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Singapore?

  • Unemployment Rate in Singapore decreased to 2 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 6 % and minimum was 1.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Ministry of Manpower.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2 3Q/22 28.10.2022
2.1 2Q/22 29.07.2022
2.2 1Q/22 28.04.2022
2.4 4Q/21 28.01.2022
2.6 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2.7 2Q/21 30.07.2021
2.9 1Q/21 28.04.2021
3.3 4Q/20 28.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Singapore by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Halimah Yacob 14.09.2017 - 2.1000 2.0000 2.2000 2.0000 -4.76%
Tony Tan 01.09.2011 - 31.08.2017 2.0000 2.2000 2.2000 1.8000 10.00%
S. R. Nathan 01.09.1999 - 01.09.2011 3.0000 2.1000 4.8000 1.7000 -30.00%
Ong Teng Cheong 01.09.1993 - 01.09.1999 1.8000 2.7000 3.4000 1.4000 50.00%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Singapore - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Singapore?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Singapore increased to 3643 Thousand Person (3.643 Million Person) in 2021. The maximum rate was 3778 Thousand Person and minimum was 1714 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Yearly by Ministry of Manpower.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
3643 2021 12.02.2022
3598 2020 30.01.2021
3778 2019 08.02.2020
3716 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Singapore by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (Thousand Person)

Employment Change 
                     Singapore - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is Employment Change rate in Singapore?

  • Employment Change in Singapore increased by 75.6 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 73.2 Thousand Person and minimum was -122 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Ministry of Manpower.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
75.6 3Q/22 29.10.2022
64.4 2Q/22 30.07.2022
41.1 1Q/22 30.04.2022
54.1 4Q/21 29.01.2022
-9.4 3Q/21 18.01.2022
-19.3 2Q/21 31.07.2021
6.7 1Q/21 01.05.2021
-13.4 4Q/20 30.01.2021


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (Thousand Person)

Employment Change  in Singapore by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Singapore - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Singapore?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Singapore decreased to 124 Thousand Persons (0.124 Million Persons) in 2021. The maximum rate was 140 Thousand Persons and minimum was 25.8 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Yearly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
124 2021 05.02.2022
140 2020 30.01.2021
111 2019 08.02.2020
100 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Singapore by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Singapore

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 63 62
Wages 2Q/22 4248.254 USD/Month 4825.151
Job Vacancies 2Q/22 126.6 K 123.1
Labor Force Participation Rate 2021 70.5 % 68.1

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 2Q/22 22.6 % 22.8
Kyrgyzstan Sep/22 2.8 % 2.8
Mongolia 2Q/22 7.8 % 8.5
Nepal 2021 5.1 % 4.7
Palestine 3Q/22 25 % 24
Tajikistan Dec/21 7.8 % 7.6
Cambodia 2021 0.61 % 0.33
China 3Q/22 5.5 % 5.5
Georgia 2022 15.6 % 18.1
India 2022 6.4 % 8.3
Israel Oct/22 4.1 % 3.8
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Oct/22 2.8 % 2.8
Taiwan Oct/22 3.64 % 3.64
Vietnam 3Q/22 2.28 % 2.32
Maldives 2021 6.1 % 6.3
Armenia 2Q/22 13 % 14.8
Hong Kong Oct/22 3.8 % 3.9
Indonesia 3Q/22 5.86 % 5.83
Japan Sep/22 2.6 % 2.5
Kazakhstan Sep/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2021 14.5 % 13.3
Macau Oct/22 3.9 % 4
Malaysia Sep/22 3.6 % 3.7
Philippines 3Q/22 5 % 5.3
Qatar 2Q/22 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 3Q/22 2 % 2.1
Sri Lanka 2Q/22 4.6 % 4.3
Thailand Jun/22 1.37 % 1.53
Oman 2021 3.1 % 2.9
Iran 2Q/22 9.2 % 9.4
Laos 2021 1.3 % 1
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2021 3.7 % 3.5
Saudi Arabia 2Q/22 5.8 % 6
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2021 2.6 % 2.9
United Arab Emirates 2021 3.9 % 6.7
Yemen 2021 13.6 % 13.42
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2021 14.2 % 13.74
Syria 2021 10.6 % 10.3
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2021 4.9 % 7.4
Mauritius 2Q/22 8.1 % 8.7