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Items
Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)





GDP at Current Market Prices  S$m Q1/17
105,679.5
4.7
107,228.6
2.6
GDP at 2010 Market Prices  S$m Q1/17
101,092.2
2.7
103,610.8
2.9
GDP at 2010 Market Prices (SA) S$m Q1/17
102,408.7
-1.3
102,738.2
12.3
GDP at Current Market Prices  S$m 2016
410,271.9
0.5
408,096.6
4.5
GDP at 2010 Market Prices  S$m 2016
402,159.8
2.0
394,288.6
1.9
Per Capita GDP S$ 2016
73,167
-0.8
73,730
3.3
Per Capita GNI S$ 2016
70,828
0.5
70,450
1.3
Gross Fixed Capital Formation at Current Market Prices  S$m  2016
102,014.5
-4.1
106,396.1
1.9
    Public Sector
S$m
2016 
22,145.2
6.1 
20,881.4 
8.3 
    Private Sector S$m
2016 
79,869.3 
-6.6
85,514.7 
0.5 
Gross National Saving
S$m  2016 
182,033.4 
-0.6 
183,153.0 
-3.0 
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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Merchandise Trade





Total Trade at Current Prices  S$m Apr-17
75,040.9
5.7
86,089.5
18.8
Total Exports at Current Prices S$m Apr-17
40,400.4
4.2
46,077.1
18.7
    Domestic Exports S$m Apr-17
20,722.1
10.1
23,102.3
28.7
        Non-oil Domestic Exports S$m Apr-17
13,689.5
-0.7
15,988.9
16.5
    Re-exports S$m Apr-17
19,678.4
-1.4
22,974.9
10.1
Total Imports at Current Prices S$m Apr-17
34,640.4
7.5
40,012.3
18.9
Total Trade at Current Prices S$m 2016
870,216.2
-4.9
915,218.8
-8.9
Total Exports at Current Prices S$m 2016
466,911.6
-5.1
491,816.1
-6.5
    Domestic Exports S$m 2016
223,933.3
-5.8
237,732.9
-11.9
        Non-oil Domestic Exports S$m 2016
160,558.8
-2.8
165,229.2
1.5
    Re-exports S$m 2016
242,978.4
-4.4
254,083.3
-0.9
Total Imports at Current Prices S$m 2016
403,304.6
-4.7
423,402.6
-11.5

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Items
Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Manufacturing





Industrial Production Index  (2015=100) Apr-17
109.8
6.7
118.6
11.0
Total Output 3/ 4/ S$m 2016
270,455.3
-5.0
284,691.2
-7.2
Value Added 4/
S$m  2016
69,328.8
0.5
69,001.5
8.2
Persons Employed 4/
'000  2016
381.9
-5.3
403.3
-3.2
Remuneration 4/
S$m
2016
21,040.1
-2.9
21,678.0
-0.6
Change in Unit Labour Cost of Manufacturing
%
2016 
107.3 
-4.5 
112.3 
5.5 
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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Labour & Productivity





Employment '000 Mar-17
3,664.6
-0.1
3,673.1
0.5
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) (quarterly) % of labour force Mar-17
2.3
na
2.2
na
Value Added per Worker Growth  % Q1/17
2.7
na
2.4
na
Total Labour Force 5/
'000  2016
3,672.8
na
3,610.6
na
Resident Labour Force 6/
'000  2016
 2,257.6 na
2,232.3
na
Employed Persons 5/
'000  2016
3,570.0
na
3,516.0
na
Employed Residents 6/
'000  2016
 2,165.3 na
2,147.8
na
Employment Change '000 2016
16.4
na
32.3
na
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 5/
%
2016
2.1 
na
1.9
na
Resident Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 6/
%
2016
3.0
na
2.8
na
Labour Force Participation Rate (as at June) (% of Population aged 15 & over) % 2016
68.0
na
68.3
na
    Males % 2016
76.2
na
76.7
na
    Females % 2016
60.4
na
60.4
na
Annual Growth in Value Added per Worker % 2016
1.0
na
-0.2
na

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Price Indices





Consumer Price Index  (2014=100) Apr-17
99.3
0.4
99.6
0.7
Domestic Supply Price Index (2012=100) Mar-17
79.7
10.7
81.5
15.3
Singapore Manufactured Products Price Index (2012=100) Mar-17
84.6
3.8
85.3
7.7
Import Price Index (2012=100) Mar-17
82.4
8.6
84.2
11.9
Export Price Index (2012=100) Mar-17
86.6
5.0
88.0
6.5
Consumer Price Index (2014=100) 2016
98.9
-0.5
99.5
-0.5

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y)1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Services





Retail Sales Index at Current Prices  (2014=100) Mar-17
109.2
2.1
95.6
-2.6
Food & Beverage Services Index at Current Prices (2014=100) Mar-17
91.7
-4.8
90.9
-7.2
Domestic Wholesale Trade Index at Current Prices (2012=100) Q1/17
70.8
23.5
76.2
2.1
Foreign Wholesale Trade Index at Current Prices (2012=100) Q1/17
86.4
27.3
90.7
9.5
Business Receipts Index  (2014=100) Q1/17
106.0
5.0
105.3
0.5

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Tourism





Visitor Arrivals (excluding Malaysian arrivals by land) '000 2016
16,403.6
7.7
15,231.5
0.9
Hotel Occupancy Rate 7/ % 2016
84.2
-0.9
85.0
-0.6
Available Room Nights 8/
'000  2016
16,211.8
7.1
15,130.6
6.2

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
InfoComm & Media





International Telephone Call Minutes  Million 2016 23,638.8 7.4 22,018.2
21.2
Total SMS Messages
Million
2016
9,780.3
-14.6
11,447.9
-15.3
Mobile Population Penetration Rate  %
2016
149.8
na
148.4
na

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Transport





Air Cargo Handled  9/
Tonnes  2016
1,969,434
6.3
1,853,087
0.5
Aircraft Landings   Number
2016
180,251
4.1
173,152
1.4
Sea Cargo Handled '000 Tonnes 2016
593,296.7
3.0
575,845.8
-0.9
Arrival of Vessels of Over 75 GT  10/
Number
2016
138,998
4.6
132,922
-1.5
Arrival of Vessels of Over 75 GT 10/
'000 GT
2016
2,662,695
6.3
2,504,155
5.6
Container Throughput
'000  TEUs  11/
2016
30,903.6
-0.1
30,922.3
-8.7

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Government Operations





Cash surplus/deficit 12/ S$m Mar-17
-4,201.8
na
1,900.2
na
    Net cash inflow from operating activities S$m

Mar-17

-5,953.1
na
362.2
na
      Cash receipts from operating activities S$m Mar-17
6,203.2
na
7,313.1
na
      Cash payments for operating activities S$m Mar-17
12,156.3
na
6,950.9
na
    Net cash outflow from investments in nonfinancial assets S$m Mar-17
-1,751.3
na
-1,538.0
na
      Purchases of nonfinancial assets S$m Mar-17
1,610.1
na
522.5
na
      Sales of nonfinancial assets S$m Mar-17
3,361.4
na
2,060.5
na
    Net cash inflow from financing activities 13/ S$m Mar-17
2,299.8
na
5,433.6
na
    Net incurrence of liabilities S$m Mar-17
2,356.4
na
5,630.4
na
      Domestic S$m Mar-17
2,356.4
na
5,630.4
na
      Foreign S$m Mar-17
0.0
na
0.0
na
    Net acquisition of financial assets other than cash S$m Mar-17
56.6
na
196.8
na
      Domestic excluding cash S$m Mar-17
56.6
na
196.8
na
      Foreign excluding cash S$m Mar-17
0.0
na
0.0
na

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Government Debt





Central Government Debt S$m Q1/17
479,226.5
9.9
463,165.6
9.9
External Debt S$m Q1/17
0.0
na
0.0
na
Domestic Debt S$m Q1/17
479,226.5
9.9
463,165.6
9.9
    Registered Stocks & Bonds S$m Q1/17
457,087.8
10.4
438,900.9
10.7
    Treasury Bills S$m Q1/17
11,200.0
31.8
9,000.0
5.9
    Advance Deposits S$m Q1/17
10,938.7
-19.2
15,264.7
-5.8
Domestic Debt (Excluding Advance Deposits) S$m Q1/17
468,287.8
10.9
447,900.9
10.6
    1 year maturity or less S$m Q1/17
39,411.2
-3.0
36,212.0
-6.8
    More than 1 year maturity S$m Q1/17
428,876.6
12.3
411,688.9
12.4

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Government Finance (Financial Year) 14/






Operating Revenue 15/
S$m FY 2016
68,667
5.9
64,823
6.6
Total Expenditure S$m FY 2016
71,388
5.8
67,447
19.1
    Operating Expenditure 16/
S$m FY 2016
52,682
9.5
48,090
12.7?
    Development Expenditure 17/
S$m FY 2016
18,706
-3.4
19,357
38.6
Primary Surplus/Deficit
S$m
FY 2016
-2,722
na 
-2,624
na
Special Transfers 18/
S$m
FY 2016
6,467
-37.6
10,369
-16.1
    Special Transfers Excluding Top-ups to Endowment and Trust Funds
 S$m FY 2016
2,867
na
4,369
na 
Basic Surplus/Deficit 19/
S$m
FY 2016
-5,589
na
-6,993
na
    Top-ups to Endowment and Trust Funds
S$m
FY 2016
3,600
na
6,000
na
Net Investment Income/Net Investment Returns Contribution 20/
S$m
FY 2016
14,368
60.7
8,943
2.4
Overall Budget Surplus/Deficit
S$m
FY 2016
5,180
na
-4,050
na

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Items
Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Financial Statistics





Money Supply (M1) S$m Mar-17
173,952.3
8.9
171,810.4
8.4
Money Supply (M2) S$m Mar-17
573,038.3
7.5
563,342.0
8.1
Singapore Overnight Rate Average % p.a Apr-17
0.45
0.04
0.57
0.44
3-month S$ SIBOR % p.a Apr-17
1.00
-0.01
0.95
-0.12
12-week MAS Bill Rate % p.a Apr-17
0.96
0.26
0.93
0.17
5-year Govt Bond Interest Rate % p.a Apr-17
1.59
-0.02
1.76
0.31
Exchange Rate S$ per US$ (as at end-month) S$ per US$ Apr-17
1.3964
3.9
1.3978
3.5
Money Supply (M1) 21/ 22/ S$m 2016
172,753.2
7.7
160,445.8
0.1
Official Foreign Reserves at end of year S$m 2016
356,253.9
1.5
350,990.8
3.1
Average Exchange Rate S$ per US$ 2016
1.3815
0.5
1.3748
8.5
Commercial Banks
           
    Local 21/ 23/
Number
2016
5
na
5
na
    Foreign 21/
Number
2016
119
na
121
na
    Assets/Liabilities 21/
S$m
 2016 1,146,368.6
8.4
1,057,520.7
0.2
    Deposits of Non-bank Customers 21/ 24/
S$m
2016
596,611.2
6.5
560,011.5
1.8
    Loans to Non-Bank Customers 21/ 25/
S$m
 2016 617,346.8
2.9
599,756.0
-1.2
    Prime Lending Rate 21/ 26/
%
2016
5.35
na
5.35
na
Assets/Liabilities of Asian Currency Units 21/
US$m
2016
1,135,162.0
-1.8
1,155,822.6
-2.9
Foreign Exchange Transactions - Average Daily Turnover
US$m
2016
442,003
26.6
349,049
2.6
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External Accounts





Balance of Payments S$m Q1/17
16,613.8
290.5
-3,926.7
-1,008.3
    Current Account Balance S$m Q1/17
19,398.0
21.9
18,129.9
-7.6
        Exports of Goods and Services S$m Q1/17
184,787.1
11.2
186,331.1
2.5
        Imports of Goods and Services S$m Q1/17
160,083.2
12.2
160,645.7
4.3
        Primary Income Balance S$m Q1/17
-1,679.2
na
-3,741.3
na
        Secondary Income Balance S$m Q1/17
-3,626.7
na
-3,814.2
na
    Capital and Financial Account Balance S$m Q1/17
3,283.0
na
22,727.0
na
        Reserve Assets (decrease in assets and liabilities, and net inflows in net balances, are indicated by a minus [-] sign)
S$m Q1/17
16,613.8
na
-3,926.7
na
Official Foreign Reserves US$m Apr-17
260,725.4
4.1
259,638.2
5.5

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Investment





Foreign Direct Investment in Singapore S$m 2015
1,255,542.1
12.8
1,113,273.4
22.7
Singapore's Direct Investment Abroad S$m 2015
665,365.7
4.3
638,206.7
19.0
Investment Commitments in Manufacturing & Services (Fixed Assets Investments) S$m 2016
9,389.0
na
11,494.9
na
    Foreign Investments S$m 2016
7,217.5
na
10,436.3
na

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Population & Land Area





(Mid-Year Estimates)





Total Population 27/ '000 2016
5,607.3
1.3
5,535.0
1.2
    Singapore Residents 27/ '000 2016
3,933.6
0.8
3,902.7
0.8
        Singapore Citizens '000 2016
3,408.9
1.0
3,375.0
1.0
        Singapore Permanent Residents '000 2016
524.6
-0.6
527.7
0.0
Population Density Per Sq Km 2016
7,797
na
7,697
na
Land Area Sq Km 2016
719.2
0.0
719.1
0.1

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Resident Population Profile





Age Structure 28/





    Below 20 years '000 2016
835.9
-1.1
845.3
-1.2
    20 - 64 Years '000 2016
2,610.1
0.5
2,597.7
0.5
    65 years & Over '000 2016
487.6
6.1
459.7
6.5
Median Age 28/ Years 2016
40.0
na
39.6
na
Old Age Support Ratio (Number of Residents Aged 20-64 per Resident Aged 65 Years & Over) 28/
2016
5.4
na
5.7
na
Sex Ratio (Males per 1,000 Females) 28/
2016
963
na
965
na

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Births & Deaths





Total Live-Births Number
2016
41,251
-2.2
42,185
-0.1
Total Deaths Number
2016
20,017
0.8
19,862
2.4
Crude Birth Rate 28/

Per 1,000
Residents

2016
9.4
na
9.7
na
Crude Death Rate 28/ Per 1,000 Residents 2016
4.8
na
4.8
na
Age-Standardised Death Rate 28/ 29/
Per 1,000 Residents  2016
3.0
na
3.1
na
Total Fertility Rate 28/ Per Female 2016
1.20
na
1.24
na
Infant Mortality Rate 28/ Per 1,000 Live-births 2016
2.4
na
1.7
na
Life Expectancy at Birth 28/ Years 2016
82.9
na
82.9
na
    Males Years 2016
80.6
na
80.5
na
    Females Years 2016
85.1
na
85.1
na
Life Expectancy at Age 65 28/ Years 2016
20.8
na
20.8
na
    Males Years 2016
19.0
na
18.9
na
    Females Years 2016
22.4
na
22.3
na

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Marriages & Divorces





General Marriage Rate 28/ 30/





    Males (Per 1,000 Unmarried Resident Males Aged 15-49 years)

2015
44.2
na
44.4
na
    Females (Per 1,000 Unmarried Resident Females Aged 15-49 Years)

2015
41.1
na
40.8
na
General Divorce Rate 28/

 
 
 
 
    Males (Per 1,000 Married Resident Males Aged 20 Years & Over)

2015
7.1
na
7.0
na
    Females (Per 1,000 Married Resident Females Aged 20 Years & Over)

2015
6.6
na
6.5
na

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Education & Literacy 28/





Literacy Rate (among residents aged 15 yrs & over) % 2016
97.0
na
96.8
na
    Males % 2016
98.7
na
98.6
na
    Females % 2016
95.4
na
95.2
na
% with Post-Secondary Qualifications (among residents aged 25 years & over) 31/ % 2016
52.8
na
52.0
na
    Males % 2016
57.4
na
56.5
na
    Females % 2016
48.5
na
48.0
na
Mean Years of Schooling (among residents aged 25 years & over) 31/ Years 2016
10.7
na
10.7
na
    Males Years 2016
11.2
na
11.2
na
    Females Years 2016
10.3
na
10.3
na
Annual Output - University Graduates 32/
Number
2015 
15,510 
0.9
 
15,376 
-2.7
 
Annual Output - Polytechnic Graduates 33/
Number
2015 
26,010 
0.2
 
25,956 
2.2
 

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Social Indicators





Doctors Per 10,000 Population 2016
23
na
23
na
Crime Rate 27/ Per 100,000 Population 2016
588
na
611
na

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Latest Period Latest Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 1/ Previous Period Data % Change (Y-o-Y) 2/
Households & Housing





Number of Resident Households '000 2016
1,263.6
3.1
1,225.3
2.1
Average Household Size 34/ 35/ Persons 2016
3.35
na
3.39
na
Home Ownership Rate 34/ % 2016
90.9
na
90.8
na
Resident Households by Type of Dwelling %
 
 
 
 
Total 36/   2016
100.0
na
100.0
na
    Total HDB Dwellings 37/   2016
80.0
na
80.1
na
       HDB 1- & 2-Room Flats 38/   2016
5.9
na
5.6
na
       HDB 3-Room Flats
  2016
18.2
na
18.2
na
       HDB 4-Room Flats
  2016
32.2
na
32.0
na
       HDB 5-Room & Executive Flats   2016
23.6
na
24.1
na
    Condominiums & Other Apartments   2016
14.4
na
13.9
na
    Landed Properties   2016
5.2
na
5.6
na

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Footnotes:

  Data are preliminary when first released.
na not available or not applicable
1 Refers to % change in latest period over the same period in the previous year.
2 Refers to % change in the previous period over the same period in the previous year
3 Classified according to Singapore Standard Industrial Classification (SSIC) 2015.
4 Refers to all manufacturing establishments.
5 Refers to total persons aged 15 years and over. Data are for mid-year.
6 Refers to Singapore residents (citizens and permanent residents) aged 15 years and over. Data are for mid-year.
7 Data under the column for '% change (y-o-y)' refer to percentage point change.
8 Refers to room-nights available for occupancy. Excludes rooms closed for renovations and staff use as declared in the statutory forms. Figures refer to hotels with 50 or more rooms.
9 Refers to Changi Airport only.
10 Include all sea-going vessels & regional ferries above 75 GT.
11 Refers to twenty-foot equivalent units.
12 Does not reflect the fiscal position of the current term of government, as it takes into account land sales and capital receipts (which accrue primarily to past reserves) in addition to taxes and other revenues, as well as land-related expenditure.
13 Data reflects the net issuance of Government securities and lending minus repayments.
14 Refers to the Government's financial year, which begins on 1 April of the current year and ends on 31 March of the following year. Data for FY2014 are revised estimates. Figures may not add up due to rounding.
15 Excludes the repayment of loans and advances, interest income, investment income and capital receipts.
16 Refers to expenditure on manpower, other operating expenditure (excluding expenses on investment and agency fees on land sales), operating grants and transfers.
17 Excludes loans to statutory boards, industrial and commercial enterprises and land-related expenditure. 
18 Refers to discretionary transfers made by the Government and these include one-off direct transfers to businesses and households, as well as top-ups to endowment and trust funds created by the Government for specific expenditure objectives. 
19 Refers to before Top-ups to Endowment and Trust Funds and Net Investment Income (NII)/Returns Contribution. 
20 Refers to contributions from investment returns on reserves, where Net Investment Returns (NIR) is the sum of: (1) up to 50% of the expected long-term real returns on the relevant assets specified in the Constitution; and (2) up to 50% of the NII on the remaining assets. 
21 At end of period.
22 Refers to currency in active circulation and demand deposits of private sector at end of year.
23 All local banks are full banks.
24 Excludes non-bank customers' holdings of Singapore dollar negotiable certificates of deposits.
25 Includes bills financing.
26 Figures refer to average rates compiled from that qouted by 10 leading banks and finance companies. 
27 Total population comprises Singapore residents and non-residents. The resident population comprises Singapore citizens and permanent residents.
28 Refers to resident population.
29 The Singapore resident population as at June 2003 is used as the standard population which is chosen to fix the age structure to eliminate its effect on mortality trends.
30 In view of the rising proportion of marriages among persons aged 45-49 years, the data series on general marriage rate was revised in 2014 to cover the age group 15-49 years.
31 Refers to residents who are not attending educational institutions as full-time students. The data include those who are upgrading their qualifications through part-time courses while working
32 Refers to  graduates from university first degree courses from National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU),  Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) (for 2015).
33 Refers to graduates from polytechnic diploma courses from Singapore Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic and Republic Polytechnic.
34 Refers to resident households (i.e. households headed by a Singapore citizen or permanent resident).
35 The household size refers to the total number of members in the household, including domestic workers.
36 ‘Total’ includes other types of dwelling not shown, e.g. non-HDB shophouses etc.
37 Includes non-privatised Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDC) flats.
38 Includes HDB studio apartments.

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