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7.2 OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT
Number
 
FY Total
Overseas
Workers
Overseas employment
Thai Malaysia Korea Singapore Japan Qatar UAE Jordan Macau
 
2017-2018
213,805
187,614
14,916
6,494
505
3,677
94
183
313
9
 
2018-2019
308,397
227,751
67,610
5,164
379
6,049
114
347
974
9
 
2019-2020
154,856
116,405
32,227
1,400
244
3,983
45
126
426
-
 
(October-April)
 
 
 
2019
 
 
 
April
20,766
15,411
4,416
447
61
307
3
61
60
-
 
May
30,362
20,977
8,237
377
37
658
10
24
39
3
 
June
26,787
19,153
6,325
665
21
524
9
1
89
-
 
July
30,826
22,182
7,620
173
31
683
25
12
100
-
 
August
33,805
24,583
7,866
392
23
761
10
29
141
-
 
September
36,902
26,173
9,145
653
31
646
-
101
153
-
 
October
27,186
19,667
6,679
121
21
659
5
18
16
-
 
November
30,841
21,405
8,440
230
61
591
7
24
83
-
 
December
24,572
16,691
6,472
536
76
619
14
1
163
-
 
 
 
2020
 
 
 
January
29,227
23,586
4,408
267
69
761
11
58
67
-
 
February
27,330
22,362
4,145
58
9
698
8
15
35
-
 
March
15,700
12,694
2,083
188
8
655
-
10
62
-
 
April
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
 
 
Source: Department of Labour.
 
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