Job vacancies in Singapore rose due to job losses by non-residents
Data from Jan to Sep, 2020
Despite the Covid-19 circumstances, 49,600 job vacancies were recorded in September, up from 42,400 in June.
However, number of retrenchments is still on a rise showing 9,120 records in 2020 Q3 up from 8,130 in 2020 Q2 and 3,220 in 2020 Q1 respectively.
A new report found that the total number of people working, excluding foreign domestic workers, fell by 158,700 from January to the end of September. Non-residents made up 139,100 of this.
Residents seem to have lost jobs in the arts, entertainment and recreation sector.
Job increase has been seen in positions for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) in sectors like information and communications, professional services, and health and social services.
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