Singapore Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 2% in Q2
Singapore’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.0 percent in the second quarter of 2014, signaling the labor market in the country remained tight.
Preliminary estimates showed that the overall (2.0%) and citizen (3.0%) seasonally adjusted unemployment rates held steady over the quarter in June 2014, while resident unemployment rate improved slightly (from 2.9% to 2.8%).
7/31/2014 8:39:21 AM
Singapore Unemployment Rate Up To 2%
Singapore’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate was recorded at 2.0 percent in the first quarter of 2014, up from 1.8 percent in the previous period, and revised from a 2.1 percent flash estimate.
Published on 2014-06-13
Singapore Unemployment Rate Rises in Q1
Singapore’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate increased to 2.1 percent in the first three months of 2014, up from 1.8 percent recorded in the previous quarter and 1.9 percent a year earlier.
Published on 2014-04-30
Total employment growth moderated in the second quarter of 2014 (22,000) compared to the first quarter (28,300) and a year ago (33,700). This brought total employment to 3,544,200 in June 2014, which was 3.6 percent higher than a year ago but lower than the 4.0 percent in March 2014.
Layoffs declined, after rising in the preceding quarter. Some 2,300 workers were made redundant in the second quarter of 2014, lower than the 3,110 workers in the preceding quarter and the 3,080 workers affected in the second quarter of 2013.