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Parliament briefs: More PRs get citizenship but proportion of total new citizens is steady Read more at https://www.toda

Post by therat » Fri, 16 Oct 2020 1:42 pm

Come across this. Quite interesting, had exact number of PRs granted citizenship for past 3 yrs and the quote is est 83% of yearly citizenship grant.
For those asking, why they cannot get citizen. May be the number can explain

https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/p ... eady-spike

SINGAPORE — On Thursday (Oct 15), Parliament wrapped up the debate on the latest supplementary Budget rolled out to cope with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Members of Parliament (MP) also tabled a range of questions on topics including the number of permanent residents (PR) who have been granted citizenships in recent years, the total amount of MediShield Life payouts and claims since it started and the funds spent by the Government on Covid-19 facilities to date.

1. PRs granted citizenship on rise, proportion remains stable

Figures provided by Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Thursday showed that more PRs have been granted Singapore citizenship in each of the past three years.

The number of PRs granted citizenship was 18,269 in 2017, 18,840 in 2018 and 19,049 in 2019.

But the rise was in line with the increase in total citizenships granted. A total of 22,076, 22,550 and 22,714 citizenships were granted in each of the three years respectively.

This means that the proportion of PRs granted citizenship has stayed steady at about 83 per cent for each of the three years.

The figures were given in response to a written question by Mr Leon Perera, MP for Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) from the opposition Workers’ Party (WP).

Mr Shanmugam added that those who were granted citizenships without first becoming a PR were made up of non-resident minors who were either children of Singaporeans or children of PRs who had been granted citizenships as a family unit.

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Post by PNGMK » Sat, 17 Oct 2020 10:18 am

Good info. Also good to know that kids can skip a step (well I knew that as my son was in the category, born in Oz and straight to SC on application).
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