Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  2/
Death and Life Expectancy            
Total Deaths Number 2017 20,905 4.4 20,017 0.8
Crude Death Rate 3/

Per 1,000
Residents

2017 5.0 na 4.8 na
Age-Standardised Death Rate 3/ 4/

Per 1,000
Residents

2017 3.0 na 3.0 na
Infant Mortality Rate 3/

Per 1,000
Live-births

 2017   2.2  na 2.4 na
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  2/
Life Expectancy at Birth 3/ Years  2017   83.1  na 83.0 na
Males Years  2017   80.7   na 80.7 na
Females Years  2017   85.2  na 85.1 na
Life Expectancy at Age 65 3/ Years  2017   20.9 na 20.8 na
Males Years  2017   19.1  na 19.0 na
Females Years  2017   22.5  na 22.4 na

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 Refers to the resident population.
4 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.