Total Population1
0
Mil
at end-June 2017
SINGAPORE
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Resident

Population 2

Median Age2
2015
0 Years
2016
0 Years
2017
0 Years
Life Expectancy at Birth2 in 2016p
76.0
80.0

Highest Qualification Attained

(among residents3 aged 25 years & over)

 

 

  • Below
    Secondary

  • Secondary

  • Post Secondary
    (Non-Tertiary)

  • Diploma &
    Professional Qualification

  • University

Mean Years of Schooling
(among residents3 aged 25 years & over)
2015
Years
2016
Years
Male
201511.2 Years
201611.2 Years
Female
201510.3 Years
201610.3 Years
Households
Number of Resident Households('000)
Average Resident Household Size 20164
3.35
Persons
Resident Households by Household Living Arrangement
Couple-based5 with
Children
Couple-based5 without
Children
Lone-Parent6
Living Alone7
Others
2006
2016
Resident Households
by Selected Type of Dwelling

2015

2016

  • HDB
    Dwellings

  • Condominiums &
    Other Apartments

  • Landed
    Properties


Total HDB
Dwellings7
1 & 2 Room8
Flats
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3 Room
Flats
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4 Room
Flats
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5 Room &
Executive Flats
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2015 80.1% 5.6% 18.2% 32.0% 24.1%
2016 80.0% 5.9% 18.2% 32.2% 23.6%
Marriages & Divorces
2016
Total Marriages
28,407
Total Divorces & Annulments
7,307
Median Age at First Marriage
(Years)
Median Age at Divorce
(Years)
General Marriage Rate2
per 1,000 unmarried resident
malesfemales
aged 15-49 years.

Males Females
2014 44.4 30.8
2015 44.2 41.1
2016 44.4 41.6
Births & Deaths
Total Births & Deaths
Number of Children Born10
(among resident ever-married females aged 40-49)
Most Gave Birth to
2
Children
Higher Propensity to have fewer children in 2016 than in 2006
%
2006
%
2016
No Children
%
2006
%
2016
1 Child
%
2006
%
2016
2 Children
%
2006
%
2016
3 Children
%
2006
%
2016
4 or more Children
Total Fertility Rate2
(births per female)
2014
1.25
2015
1.24
2016
1.20
Infant Mortality Rate2
(infant deaths per 1,000 resident live-births)
2014
1.8
2015
1.7
2016
2.4
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in 2016...

961 Males14

to 1,000 Female

Residents2

23 Doctors

72 Nurses11

4 Dentists

to 10,000 Population1

149.8%

Mobile Phone

Penetration Rate12

7,796 Persons1,14

per Sq Km

3,911

Cinema Attendances

per 1,000 Population1

90.9%

Resident Households13

Owned Their Homes