Labor Force Participation Rate in Singapore decreased to 67.70 percent in 2017 from 68 percent in 2016. Labor Force Participation Rate in Singapore averaged 64.39 percent from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 68.30 percent in 2015 and a record low of 55.30 percent in 1970.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Singapore is expected to be 69.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Singapore Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 71.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Singapore Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.10 2.00 6.00 1.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3669.50 3672.60 3672.60 1714.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 106.90 102.80 124.10 25.80 Thousand [+]
Average Weekly Hours 45.00 45.50 46.30 45.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.70 68.00 68.30 55.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.90 122.00 136.30 57.37 Index Points [+]
Productivity 107.90 122.00 136.30 57.37 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 58300.00 52100.00 67400.00 12000.00 [+]
Wages 5119.00 5808.00 5808.00 1302.00 SGD/Month [+]
Population 5.61 5.60 5.61 1.65 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 62.00 [+]
Employment Change 17.70 7.00 73.20 -26.00 Thousands Person [+]


Singapore Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - Singapore Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Singapore Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
67.70 68.00 68.30 55.30 1970 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last
United Kingdom 78.80 Aug/18
France 72.20 Jun/18
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17
Australia 65.60 Oct/18
Italy 65.50 Sep/18
Canada 65.20 Oct/18
Netherlands 64.20 Jun/18
South Korea 63.40 Oct/18
Russia 63.20 Sep/18
United States 62.90 Oct/18
Japan 61.90 Sep/18
Brazil 61.70 Sep/18
Germany 60.90 Jun/18
Mexico 59.50 Sep/18
South Africa 59.50 Sep/18
Spain 58.73 Sep/18
Euro Area 57.20 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 56.20 Jun/18
Turkey 53.50 Aug/18
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.40 Jun/18


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