Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y‑o‑Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y‑o‑Y) 2/
Population and Population Structure
(Mid-Year Estimates)
           
Total Population 3/ '000  2017   5,612.3  0.1  5,607.3  1.3
Singapore Residents 3/ '000  2017   3,965.8  0.8  3,933.6  0.8
Singapore Citizens '000 2017 3,439.2   0.9 3,408.9 1.0
Singapore Permanent Residents '000  2017   526.6  0.4 524.6 -0.6
Population Density Per Sq Km  2017  7,796 na 7,797 na
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y‑o‑Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y‑o‑Y) 2/
Age Structure 4/            
Below 20 years '000  2017  827.5  -1.0 835.9 -1.1
20-64 Years '000  2017   2,621.7  0.4 2,610.1 0.5
65 years & Over '000  2017   516.7  6.0  487.6  6.1
Median Age 4/ Years
2017  40.5  na 40.0  na
Old Age Support Ratio 4/ Number of Residents Aged 20-64
per Resident Aged 65 Years & Over
 2017   5.1  na  5.4  na
Sex Ratio 4/  Males per 1,000 Females 2017  961 na  963  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 Total population comprises Singapore residents and non-residents. The residents population comprises Singapore citizens and permanent residents
4 Refers to the resident population.


Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y‑o‑Y)  2/
Environment            
Land Area Sq Km 2017 719.9 0.1 719.2 0.0

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.