Singapore | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Stock Market 3277.53 3172.17 2440.49 Index points 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Government Bond 10Y 2.47 2.52 2.97 Percent 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Currency 1.26 1.26 1.69 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Growth Rate 0.10 6.10 5.51 Percent 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.10 5.50 6.90 Percent 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 33988.51 34378.92 14980.06 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 53266.08 53877.93 33093.16 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 82767.50 81548.30 33396.76 SGD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 18940.50 19975.90 8760.41 SGD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 341640.90 331346.70 92973.42 SGD Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
GDP 274.70 245.02 56.14 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 5.31 5.18 3.06 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Employed Persons 3492.50 3358.10 2491.86 Thousand 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Job Vacancies 56500.00 61900.00 34352.58 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Labour Costs 127.75 111.34 97.35 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Productivity 127.75 111.34 97.33 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Unemployed Persons 90.70 87.10 58.67 Thousand 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Wages 4998.00 4212.00 3019.50 SGD 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 4220.00 4269.00 4394.94 SGD 2013-08-15 Quarterly [+]
Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.80 2.51 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Core Inflation Rate 2.00 1.60 1.61 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate 1.20 0.40 2.81 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 117.31 116.98 67.54 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Core Consumer Prices 115.06 114.46 93.77 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Export Prices 97.06 97.16 125.88 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
GDP Deflator 114.27 112.79 87.58 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 97.85 97.79 95.87 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 -0.10 0.22 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 98.30 98.26 91.38 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 0.21 0.15 1.68 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 343209.10 347096.90 102212.83 SGD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Interbank Rate 0.40 0.40 2.59 Percent 2013-12-31 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 358050.40 356445.30 169047.31 SGD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 29804.70 30851.60 9801.77 SGD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 157077.20 160551.40 30699.90 SGD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 499451.20 501844.70 136742.12 SGD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 510345.10 512796.80 148491.67 SGD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Exports 44803600.00 40338900.00 12733133.60 Thousand SGD 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP 18.60 24.60 11.23 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Current Account 17361.40 18322.00 7677.80 SGD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Imports 42539800.00 36094200.00 12267443.35 Thousand SGD 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
External Debt 0.00 0.00 8.49 SGD Million 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Terms of Trade 99.19 99.35 127.82 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1345000.00 1158000.00 564376.00 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
Balance of Trade 2263800.00 4289300.00 438804.51 Thousand SGD 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Credit Rating 98.60 Monthly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 97.90 100.70 85.45 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value 1883.70 1257.20 701.72 SGD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Government Spending 8033.60 8011.10 3353.48 SGD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Budget 1.30 2.00 9.62 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Industrial Production 12.80 4.40 6.17 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Bankruptcies 111.00 164.00 231.19 Companies 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 4.00 -1.00 11.03 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Car Registrations 4237.00 3517.00 6607.57 Cars 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories 2981.20 1140.60 454.91 SGD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Industrial Production Mom 6.20 -7.80 0.74 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.80 50.90 50.17 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Retail Sales MoM 3.00 0.60 0.37 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales YoY -9.50 0.10 0.55 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Bank Lending Rate 5.35 5.35 6.75 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 28464.20 28372.60 13424.09 SGD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 17.00 17.00 17.89 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 20.00 20.00 20.27 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 7.00 7.00 6.56 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate 36.00 36.00 34.68 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 20.00 20.00 20.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 16.00 16.00 14.68 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Housing Index 250.30 252.50 102.55 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]





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