JobStreet.com Singapore, May 29, 2014
Note: A total of 622 Singaporean workers across various industries in Singapore participated in this survey conducted in April 2014.
The results show that 31 percent said that their salary can cover their basic needs and some small non-essential luxuries. 42 percent said it is only sufficient to cover their basic needs. However, 23 percent said they are struggling to make ends meet on the salary. Of this group, 70 percent earn less than $3000 per month. Only 4 percent said they were very comfortable with their salary. Despite the majority being able to meet their basic needs, the survey showed that 83% were not satisfied with their current income.