Singapore’s employment rate at all-time high: MOM

Singapore’s employment rate and wages have improved, with low-income earners now taking home 31 per cent more compared to five years ago. Residents in full-time jobs also earned more – their median monthly income grew by 1.8 per cent over the year to S$3,770. SINGAPORE: A Manpower Ministry report released on Friday (Nov 28) showed Singapore’s employment rate rose to an all-time high of 79.7 per cent this year – up slightly from the 79 per cent in 2013. The labour market saw an increase in women and older workers. Employed residents, especially low-wage workers, also drew higher salaries. More Singapore residents aged between 25 and 64 were employed this year,

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