An office worker silhouetted against the skyline of Singapore’s financial hub. Photo: AP An office worker silhouetted against the skyline of Singapore’s financial hub. Photo: AP
An office worker silhouetted against the skyline of Singapore’s financial hub. Photo: AP
Singapore

Singapore’s local jobless rate at highest since 2004 as pandemic worsens lay-offs in transport and services sectors

  • Advance estimates show Singaporeans bore the brunt of the job losses in the third quarter after foreigners felt the effects earlier this year
  • Analysts said unemployment was likely to peak either in the third or fourth quarter but slow job growth will continue into 2021

Topic |   Singapore
An office worker silhouetted against the skyline of Singapore’s financial hub. Photo: AP An office worker silhouetted against the skyline of Singapore’s financial hub. Photo: AP
An office worker silhouetted against the skyline of Singapore’s financial hub. Photo: AP
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