Written Answer by Mrs Josephine Teo Minister for Manpower on Gender-disaggregated Data on Job and Income Losses during COVID-19 Outbreak
NOTICE PAPER NO. 2141 OF 2020 FOR THE SITTING ON OR AFTER 5 JUNE 2020
QUESTION NO. 1749 FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
NMP: Yip Pin Xiu
To ask the Minister for Manpower whether the Ministry will release gender-disaggregated data on job and income losses during the COVID-19 outbreak period.
The Ministry of Manpower releases gender-disaggregated labour market data such as unemployment and retrenchment indicators on a quarterly basis through the Labour Market Reports. The 1Q 2020 report will be released in mid-June.
2. Gender-disaggregated gross monthly income data is released on an annual basis through the Ministry’s Labour Force in Singapore report.