5211-Hawker/Stall Holders (Excluding Prepared Food or Drinks)

Job Title: 

Hawker/Stall Holders (Excluding Prepared Food or Drinks)

Job Description: 

Hawkers/Stall holders (excluding prepared food or drinks) sell various goods from stalls on open-air or covered markets or from stalls in streets or other open spaces.


Tasks include:

  • obtaining permission to set up a stand at a particular place in streets, markets or other open spaces
  • determining product mix, stock and price levels for goods to be sold
  • buying or contracting a regular supply of goods to be sold from wholesale suppliers or directly from producers
  • demonstrating and selling goods and accepting payment
  • stacking and displaying goods for sale, and wrapping and packing goods sold
  • keeping accounts and maintaining a record of stock levels
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Hawker (excluding prepared food or drinks)
Street vendor (excluding prepared food or drinks)

This unit group excludes

Hawker (prepared food or drinks) (5212)
Newsvendor (5213)
Sales supervisor (5220)
Shop assistant (5220)

Specific Occupations: 

Hawker/Stall holder (excluding prepared food or drinks)

Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore