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 2021 24,292 10.1 22,054 2.8
Crude Death Rate 3/

Per 1,000
Residents

2021 5.8 na 5.2 na
Age-Standardised Death Rate 3/ 4/

Per 1,000
Residents

2021 3.0 na 2.8 na
Infant Mortality Rate 3/

Per 1,000
Live-births

2021 1.8  na 1.8 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/ 5/ Years  2021  83.5  na 83.7 na
Males Years  2021  81.1   na 81.3 na
Females Years  2021  85.9  na 85.9 na
Life Expectancy at Age 65 3/ 5/ Years  2021  21.2 na 21.3 na
Males Years  2021  19.3  na 19.5 na
Females Years  2021  23.0  na 23.0 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.
5 Life expectancy in 2020-2021 have been affected by higher mortality rates due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It may not be representative of the number of years that individuals can expect to live if mortality rates were to return to pre-pandemic levels.