The introduction of the Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) measures has been weighing on several of Singapore’s economy, including the labour force.

Total employment for 2Q2021 ended June fell by 15,700, reversing from the increase seen in 1Q2021 ended March that came after a year of declines in 2020.

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