Unemployment

Down again

Unemployment rates in Singapore dropped for the fourth consecutive month in February.

Resident unemployment declined to 4.1 per cent, from 4.3 per cent in the preceding month.

The overall unemployment rate was 3 per cent, down from 3.2 per cent. Unemployment numbers peaked in September last year, but have been falling steadily since November.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 08, 2021, with the headline 'Down again'. Subscribe