14 Feb '11, 3am

Households' median monthly income rises: SINGAPORE: The Department of Statistics (DOS) said the median monthly i...

Households' median monthly income rises: SINGAPORE: The Department of Statistics (DOS) said the median monthly i...

SINGAPORE: The Department of Statistics (DOS) said the median monthly income from work among resident households increased by 3.1 per cent last year, recovering to a level higher than before the economic downturn in 2009. It rose S$150 dollars to $5,000. DOS said in real terms, the increase was 0.3 per cent. For employed households, or households with at least one working person, median monthly income from work increased by 2.8 per cent in real terms to S$5,700. The department said growth in median monthly household income from work among employed households was higher in smaller housing types than those in bigger housing types. In real terms, median monthly household income from work increased by 7.0 per cent for those in HDB one- and two-room flats, 3.6 per cent for those in HDB three-room flats, 2.4 per cent for those in HDB four-room or larger flats and 0.2 per cent fo...

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