Population And Vital Statistics

  2015

2016

2017
Land Area (sq km) 719.1 719.2 719.9 
Total Population ('000) 5,535.0 5,607.3 5612.3 
Singapore Residents ('000) 3,902.7 3933.6 3965.8 
   
Total (Age1)  
  ►  % below 15 years 15.4 15.2 15.0 
  ►  % 15 - 64 years 72.8 72.4 72.0 
  ►  % 65 years & above 11.8 12.4 13.0 
Male (Age1)  
  ►  % below 15 years 7.9 7.7 7.6 
  ►  % 15 - 64 years 35.9 35.7 35.5 
  ►  % 65 years & above 5.3 5.6 5.9 
Female (Age1)  
  ►  % below 15 years 7.6 7.4 7.4 
  ►  % 15 - 64 years 36.9 36.7 36.5 
  ►  % 65 years & above 6.5 6.8 7.1 
Race1  
  ►  % Chinese 74.3 74.3 74.3 
  ►  % Malay 13.3 13.4 13.4 
  ►  % Indian 9.1 9.1 9.0 
  ►  % Others 3.2 3.2 3.2 
Total Dependency Ratio2
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
37.4  38.0 38.9 
Child Dependency Ratio3
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
21.2  20.9 20.8 
Old-Age Dependency Ratio4
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
16.2  17.1 18.1 
Total Fertility Rate1
(per Female)
1.24  1.20 1.16 
Crude Birth Rate1
(per 1,000 population)
9.7 9.4 8.9 
Crude Death Rate1
(per 1,000 population)
4.8 4.8 5.0 
Infant Mortality Rate1
(per 1,000 live-births)
1.7 2.4 2.2 
Under 5 Mortality Rate1
(per 1,000 live-births)
2.6 2.7 na 
Maternal Mortality Ratio
(per 100,000 live-births & still-births)
7 5 na 
Life Expectancy at Birth1
(years)
82.9 82.9 na 
Male 80.5 80.6 na 
Female 85.1 85.1 na 
Life Expectancy at Age 651
(years)
20.8 20.8 na 
Male 18.9 19.0 na 
Female 22.3 22.4 na 
  2005 2010 2015
Health Adjusted Life Expectancy at Birth1,5
(years)
Male  70.6   71.7 72.3
Female 73.3  74.5 75.0

Notes:
1 Singapore Residents
2 Residents under 15 years and those 65 years & above divided by residents aged 15-64 years
3 Residents under 15 years divided by residents aged 15-64 years
4 Residents 65 years & above divided by residents aged 15-64 years
5 Source : Estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015)

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