Foreigners increased at the fastest pace in 2019, now after corona virus what happens?

The Government has finally released the foreign workforce numbers for last year 2019. It shows that total foreign workforce in Singapore at the end of last year was 1,427,500.

In particular, the number of foreign professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMET) has slowly crept up. At the end of last year, the number of foreign PMETs (Employment Pass and S Pass holders) hit almost 400K at 393,700.

This was the largest increase at 3.3% since the last general election in 2015.

Not only the foreign PMET number is creeping up, the unemployment rate among Singaporeans is also going up. The overall unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) in Singapore was 2.4% in the first three months of this year while that of citizens was 3.5%, the highest in the last 10 years.

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