Mr Pritam Singh: To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) as of June 2022, how many licensed gas service workers are (i) Singaporeans (ii) permanent residents and (iii) foreigners respectively; (b) of those with such a licence who are non-Singaporeans, what are (i) the top 10 nationalities and (ii) the types of work pass that they hold respectively; and (c) what are the age profiles of all workers with such a licence.
Written Answer by Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong
1. As of end-June 2022, there were close to 600 licensed gas service workers (GSW), of which less than 15% were foreigners from various nationalities on Work Permits, S Passes or Employment Passes. The majority of the licensed GSW were between 31 and 70 years of age.