Singapore Population Statistics and Vital Health Statistics

This is a summary of Singapore's population statistics over the last three years, updated as of 16 May 2017. Figures include vital and health statistics.

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Population and Vital Statistics


201520162017
Land Area (sq km)719.1719.2719.9
Total Population ('000)
5,535.05,607.35,612.3
Singapore Residents ('000)3,902.73,933.63,965.8
Total (Age 1)
►% below 15 years15.415.215.0
►% 15 - 64 years72.872.472.0
►%65 years & above11.812.413.0
Male (Age 1 )
►% below 15 years7.97.77.6
►% 15 - 64 years35.935.735.5
►% 65 years & above5.35.65.9
Female (Age 1 )
►% below 15 years7.67.47.4
►% 15 - 64 years36.936.736.5
►% 65 years & above6.56.87.1
Race 1
►% Chinese74.374.374.3
►% Malay13.313.413.4
►% Indian9.19.19.0
►% Others3.23.23.2
Total Dependency Ratio 2 
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
37.438.038.9
Child Dependency Ratio 3 
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
21.220.920.8
Old-Age Dependency Ratio 4 
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
16.217.118.1
Total Fertility Rate 1 
(per Female)
1.241.201.16
Crude Birth Rate 1 
(per 1,000 population)
9.79.48.9
Crude Death Rate 1 
(per 1,000 population)
4.84.85.0
Infant Mortality Rate 1 
(per 1,000 live-births)
1.72.42.2
Under 5 Mortality Rate 1 
(per 1,000 live-births)
2.62.72.9
Maternal Mortality Ratio 
(per 100,000 live-births & still-births)
750
Life Expectancy at Birth 1 
(years)
82.983.083.1
Male80.580.780.7
Female85.185.185.2
Life Expectancy at Age 65 1 
(years)
20.820.820.9
Male18.919.019.1
Female22.322.422.5
200520102015
Health Adjusted Life Expectancy at Birth 1,5 
(years)
Male70.671.772.3
Female73.374.575.0


Notes:
1 Singapore Residents
2 Residents under 15 years and those 65 years and above divided by residents aged 15–64 years
3 Residents under 15 years divided by residents aged 15–64 years
4 Residents 65 years and above divided by residents aged 15–64 years
5 Source : Estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015)

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