Singapore population up 0.5% at 5.64 million in June 2018

Of the figure, the number of citizens rose to 3.47 million, with the rest comprising PRs and non-residents


THE total population here grew by 0.5 per cent in the 12-month period ending in June 2018 to reach 5.64 million, an increase of 30,000 buoyed mainly by more births among Singaporeans as well as the addition of new citizens.

The new rate is an improvement over the previous 12-month period when the population grew by just 0.1 per cent, which was the slowest in more than a decade.

Of the 5.64 million, Singapore citizens rose to 3.47 million, according to the annual Population in Brief report...

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