Singapore Population

Singapore resident population stood at nearly 3.6m as of June 2007

The Singapore resident population - comprising citizens and permanent residents - hit some 3.58 million (3,583,100) by end of June last year, compared to 3.53 million (3,525,900) at the end of June 2006. But the Department of Statistics says the latest figures showed that Singapore's total population as at end of June this year was 4.59 million (4,588,600). This includes the non-resident population,...

Marginal increase in births, record number of new citizens in 2007

There were 30,168 resident births in the first 10 months of 2007. According to the National Population Secretariat, this was just 1 percent higher compared to the same period the year before. However, the shortfall in resident births is being compensated by a record number of foreigners who are calling Singapore home. The whole of last year saw 13,209 foreigners taking up Singapore citizenship and 57,310...

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