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Singapore Population and PR Counts

Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:53 pm

I answered Barnsley's question in the "Thumb Rule for PR Application Thread" and decided to split it out.

Barnsley wrote:
martincymru wrote: Oh how I wish the govt. here would be brave enough to open that door just a little bit more.


Good luck with that.....

Didnt they say "its not good for the citizens to know how many PR's there actually are" or something like that.

I will look for the quote and add :D


It's a bit dated but a useful graphic: http://population.sg/resources/population-composition/

Population allegedly at 5.47 million in 2014 if you dig through the website.

An interesting table at Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Singapore

Straight from the horse's mouth: http://www.nptd.gov.sg/portals/0/homepa ... f-2014.pdf

So... I reckon the government is transparent about these things.

The graphic on page 5 of the report is quite interesting in that it shows the breakdown of pass holders... quite close to what I had heard a few years ago... about 160,000 EP's, somewhat less for S-Pass.

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Re: Singapore Population and PR Counts

Postby x9200 » Fri, 31 Jul 2015 7:31 am

Half of all the marriages happens between residents and non-residents. Interesting.
Also with the fertility rates even more in decline the population of the true-blues must be shrinking rapidly.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 31 Jul 2015 7:53 am

I'd like the see the demographic breakdown of the local/non-local marriages. That might be even more telling. e.g., what are the predominant nationalities that are using the side door for entry here.


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