Singapore Announces Public Holidays Dates For 2024

2024 Asia

There will be five long weekends next year, one less than the six in 2023, the Ministry of Manpower has announced in its release on gazetted public holidays.

One public holiday falls on a Sunday:

Second day of Chinese New Year (Feb 11) 

As the second day of the Chinese New Year falls on Sunday, Feb 11, the following Monday will be a public holiday.

Two public holidays fall on a Monday:

New Year’s Day (Jan 1)

Hari Raya Haji (Jun 17) 

Two public holidays fall on a Friday:

Good Friday (Apr 7) 

National Day (Aug 9) 

One public holiday falls on a Saturday

First day of Chinese New Year (Feb 10)

The other public holidays are: 

Hari Raya Puasa (Apr 10) 

Labour Day (May 1) 

Vesak Day (May 22) 

Deepavali (Oct 31)

Christmas Day (Dec 25) 

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Public holiday pay

Employees who are required to work on a public holiday are entitled to an extra day’s salary at the basic rate of pay, in addition to their gross rate of pay for that day, said MOM.

Employers and employees may mutually agree to substitute a public holiday for another working day.

Employers also have the option of granting time-off-in-lieu, based on a mutually agreed number of hours, for working on a public holiday for the following group of employees: Workmen earning more than S$4,500 (US$3,341) a month; non-workmen earning more than S$2,600 a month; and all managers and executives.