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Singapore's population dips for first time in 10 years

The slide to 5.69m attributed to the effects of Covid-19 - which has sent foreign employment down

Singapore is greying. The median age of citizens inched up - from 42 years to 42.2 years in the past year.


SINGAPORE'S non-resident population fell 2.1 per cent to 1.64 million, leading to a dip in the total population to 5.69 million as at June 2020.

The Covid-19 pandemic has also led to more overseas Singaporeans returning home, with their numbers falling from 217,200 last...

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