More than 92,000 residents jobless in April
The unemployment rate remained unchanged, according to latest Ministry of Manpower data.
The unemployment rate stayed at 2.9%, according to latest Ministry of Manpower Data.
Easing by a mere 0.1% each, the unemployment rates for residents and citizens declined to 3.9% and 4.1% respectively.
This translated to 92,100 residents unemployed in April 2021, 82,800 of which are Singaporean citizens.
“While I am thankful that our various partners and stakeholders have worked with us collectively to boost job matches and keep unemployment rates on a downward trend, I am also mindful that our unemployment rates remain elevated. We will continue to monitor our unemployment rates closely, especially as businesses in certain sectors are again faced with challenges with the recent tightening of measures in Phase 2 (Heightened Alert),” said Manpower Minister Tan See Leng in a Facebook post.