International Labor Comparisons

Table 28 a & b. Singapore, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Table 28a. Singapore, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, U.S. dollars, 2008-2012
Industry ISIC Rev.4 Code 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

C
18.87 17.54 19.42 23.13 24.16

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
NA NA NA 15.97 NA

          Food and beverages

10-11
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Food products

10
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Beverages

11
NA NA NA NA NA

          Tobacco products

12
NA NA NA NA NA

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
NA NA NA NA NA

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Textiles

13
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Wearing apparel

14
NA NA NA NA NA

Leather and related products

15
NA NA NA NA NA

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
NA NA NA NA NA

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
NA NA NA NA NA

          Paper and paper products

17
NA NA NA NA NA

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
NA NA NA NA NA

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
NA NA NA NA NA

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
NA NA NA NA NA

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
NA NA NA NA NA

          Pharmaceutical products

21
NA NA NA NA NA

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
NA NA NA NA NA

          Rubber and plastics products

22
NA NA NA NA NA

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
NA NA NA NA NA

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
NA NA NA NA NA

          Basic metals

24
NA NA NA NA NA

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
NA NA NA NA NA

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
NA NA NA 23.93 NA

Electrical equipment

27
NA NA NA NA NA

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
NA NA NA NA NA

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
NA NA NA 20.32 NA

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
NA NA NA NA NA

          Other transport equipment

30
NA NA NA NA NA

Furniture

31
NA NA NA NA NA

Note:
Compensation costs include direct pay, social insurance expenditures, and labor-related taxes.
Data relate to manufacturing as defined by the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 4.
For complete information on definitions, industrial classifications, and data sources, see the technical notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichcctn.pdf and country notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichccsources.pdf.
'NA' means data not available.
# Break in series. Data are not comparable with data from the previous year.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons, August 2013
 

Table 28b. Singapore, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, National currency, 2008-2012
Industry ISIC Rev.4 Code 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

C
26.69 25.51 26.47 29.07 30.19

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
NA NA NA 20.07 NA

          Food and beverages

10-11
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Food products

10
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Beverages

11
NA NA NA NA NA

          Tobacco products

12
NA NA NA NA NA

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
NA NA NA NA NA

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Textiles

13
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Wearing apparel

14
NA NA NA NA NA

Leather and related products

15
NA NA NA NA NA

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
NA NA NA NA NA

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
NA NA NA NA NA

          Paper and paper products

17
NA NA NA NA NA

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
NA NA NA NA NA

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
NA NA NA NA NA

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
NA NA NA NA NA

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
NA NA NA NA NA

          Pharmaceutical products

21
NA NA NA NA NA

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
NA NA NA NA NA

          Rubber and plastics products

22
NA NA NA NA NA

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
NA NA NA NA NA

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
NA NA NA NA NA

          Basic metals

24
NA NA NA NA NA

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
NA NA NA NA NA

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
NA NA NA 30.06 NA

Electrical equipment

27
NA NA NA NA NA

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
NA NA NA NA NA

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
NA NA NA 25.53 NA

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
NA NA NA NA NA

          Other transport equipment

30
NA NA NA NA NA

Furniture

31
NA NA NA NA NA

Note:
Compensation costs include direct pay, social insurance expenditures, and labor-related taxes.
Data relate to manufacturing as defined by the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 4.
For complete information on definitions, industrial classifications, and data sources, see the technical notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichcctn.pdf and country notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichccsources.pdf.
'NA' means data not available.
# Break in series. Data are not comparable with data from the previous year.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons, August 2013