Department of Statistics

The Singapore Department of Statistics (DOS) collects, compiles and disseminates economic and socio-demographic statistics.

Chart of the day: Older firms are more likely to have corporate websites

Only three out of 10 firms who are aged 5 years or younger have websites.

Chart of the day: Older firms are more likely to have corporate websites

Only three out of 10 firms who are aged 5 years or younger have websites.

Inflation could moderate retail sales growth in Q4 22: analyst

Experts said retail sales may expand 10% in 2022.

CHART OF THE DAY: More than 2 in 10 services firms upbeat about business outlook

Only 14% of services firms are expecting worsening business conditions.

Services sector outlook remains ‘positive’

The net weighted balance of 9%, however, was lower than the previous quarter.

Upcoming major events to drive up retail sales: UOB 

The analyst expects retail sales post full-year growth of 8.5%.

Chart of the day: Import price index drop slows in August

The non-oil index fell by 0.7% for the month against its 0.3% gain in July.

Chart of the day: Porfolio investments records highest external assets in IIP in Q2

Meanwhile, direct investments achieve the highest in external liabilities for the quarter.

Chart of the day: Singaporean residents are getting older

The median age for most residents is 42 years old.

Chart of the day: Import price index slips 4.5% MoM in June

Non-oil imports inched up due to higher prices of meat.

Chart of the day: Higher demand and higher prices boosts domestic wholesale trade

The year-on-year increase was led by the chemicals and chemical products industry.

Chart of the day: What sold the most in Singapore’s retail trade sector in June?

Compared to June last year, wearing apparel and footwear sales grew by 92.4% YoY.

Declining consumer demand, inflation to bite retail sales’ full-year growth: RHB

Retail sales are expected to grow 10% in 2022 from 11.1% in 2021.

Chart of the day: Industries that will ramp up hiring activities in Q3

Eight out of 11 industries predict double-digit growth for Q3.

Chart of the day: 62% of the accommodation industry expects improve outlook in H2

Return of tourists in Singapore seen as a catalyst for improve business conditions.

Easing of dine-in services increases F&B sales by 11.4% in April

It grew by 5.2% month-on-month on a seasonally adjusted basis.