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PRs granted in 2009

Post by salmanucit » Fri, 12 Mar 2010 8:56 am

Hi,
Is there any one who has information that how many applications of PR were approved in 2009? I listened(may be wrongly) on channel news asia that in 2009, around 59000 PR applications were approved which seems weird. Can any one give me any authentic figure?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 12 Mar 2010 9:44 am

Why is that weird? If Singaporeans wont have babies to help with NS duties, then they need to have more PR's and New Citizens. With a fertility rates of only 1.09 they need all the help they can get.
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Post by salmanucit » Fri, 12 Mar 2010 10:22 am

Weired is because of economical conditions of Singapore. That is why i put this question here if anyone can help finding actual figures.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 12 Mar 2010 12:33 pm

They didn't start cutting back on PR until Sept of last year. The first 8 months of the year were massive as is every year. Even the last 4 months are still seeing PR granted in large numbers but now they are being vetted a lot more to see if there is a possibility of them being just people who are out to abuse the system like so many have been doing over the past decade.

Oh. the number granted PR in 2009? 79,167 to be exact.
And, if you are interested, the number granted citizenship was 20,513.

The above data taken from the official statistical mouthpiece of the gahmen, Singstat.

http://www.singstat.gov.sg/stats/themes ... ef2009.pdf
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Post by salmanucit » Fri, 12 Mar 2010 12:57 pm

Thanks for the answer but i think the figures you are mentioning are for the year 2008 according the document which you you mentioned. I am actually looking for same information for 2009.
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