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


2018 2019 2020
Land Area (sq km)
724.2
725.7
728.3
Total Population ('000)
5,638.7
5,703.6
5,685.8
Singapore Residents ('000)3,994.3
4,026.2
4,044.2

Total (Age 1)
►% below 15 years14.8
14.7
14.5
►% 15 - 64 years71.5
70.9
70.3
►%65 years & above13.7
14.4
15.2
Male (Age 1 )
►% below 15 years7.6
7.5
7.4
►% 15 - 64 years35.2
34.8
34.5
►% 65 years & above
6.3
6.6
7.0
Female (Age 1 )
►% below 15 years7.2
7.2
7.1
►% 15 - 64 years
36.3
36.1
35.8
►% 65 years & above7.5
7.8
8.2
Race 1
►% Chinese74.3
74.4
74.3
►% Malay13.4
13.413.5
►% Indian9.0
9.0
9.0
►% Others3.2
3.23.2
Total Dependency Ratio 2 
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
39.9
41.1
42.3
Child Dependency Ratio 3 
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
20.7
20.7
20.7
Old-Age Dependency Ratio 4 
(per 100 Residents age 15 to 64 years old)
19.2
20.4
21.6
Total Fertility Rate 1 
(per Female)
1.14
1.14
1.10
Crude Birth Rate 1 
(per 1,000 population)
8.8
8.8
8.5
Crude Death Rate 1 
(per 1,000 population)
5.0
5.0
5.2
Infant Mortality Rate 1 
(per 1,000 live-births)
2.1
1.7
1.8
Under 5 Mortality Rate 1 
(per 1,000 live-births)
2.6
2.5
na
Maternal Mortality Ratio 
(per 100,000 live-births & still-births)
10
3
na
Life Expectancy at Birth 1 
(years)
83.4 83.6na
Male81.2
81.4
na
Female85.5
85.7
na
Life Expectancy at Age 65 1 
(years)
21.2 21.3na
Male19.4
19.6
na
Female22.7
22.9
na
2010 2015 2019
Health Adjusted Life Expectancy at Birth 1,5 
(years)
Male71.7
73.0
73.7
Female73.8
74.7
75.2


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 : Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2019 Study
   - Total Population
na - not available

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