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Singapore, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

19.42 23.13 24.16

Hourly pay for time worked

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

12.68 15.00 15.71

Hourly directly paid benefits

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

3.61 4.30 4.42

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

3.14 3.83 4.03

Productivity and unit labor costs in manufacturing

Productivity (output per hour)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

144.7 156.2

Output

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

181.2 195.0

Hours worked

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

125.2 124.8

Unit labor costs in U.S. dollars

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

102.1 107.8

Labor market

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

63.1

Labor force participation rate

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

77.0

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

56.7

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP per capita

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

59,131 60,742

GDP per hour

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

40.88 41.27

GDP per employed person

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

98,489 99,415

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013