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Singapore population in 1990, 2000 and 2006

Source: www.mha.gov.sg

Written Answer to Parliamentary Question on whether Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs will provide a breakdown of the numbers and percentages of the total population in the years 1990, 2000 and 2006 classified as (a) Singapore citizens; (b) Permanent Residents; and (c) Non-Resident Foreigners

Ms Sylvia Lim:
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs if he will provide a breakdown of the numbers and percentages of the total population in the years 1990, 2000 and 2006 classified as
(a) Singapore citizens;
(b) Permanent Residents; and
(c) Non-Resident Foreigners
Mr Wong Kan Seng:
The numbers and percentages of the total population in the years 1990, 2000 and 2006 classified as (a) Singapore citizens; (b) Permanent Residents; and (c) Non-Residents are showed in the table below.
 
Total Population by Residential Status for 1990, 2000 and 2006 (Mid-Year Estimates)[1]
 
Year
1990
2000
2006
Total Population
 
3,047,100
(100.0%)
4,027,900
(100.0%)
4,483,900
(100.0%)
Singapore Citizens
2,623,700 (86.1%)
2,985,900 (74.1%)
3,145,800 (70.2%)
Permanent Residents  
112,100 (3.7%)
287,500 (7.1%)
462,700 (10.3%)
Non-Residents[2]
311,300 (10.2%)
754,500 (18.7%)
875,500 (19.5%)

Data Source: Singapore Department of Statistics

[1] The figures have been rounded to the nearest 100, not necessarily upwards. As a result of rounding, the sum of the individually rounded figures may not be equal to the (rounded) total.
 
[2] Non-residents refer to non-citizens and non-permanent residents of Singapore, who are working, studying or living here.

Source: www.mha.gov.sg News 22 Oct 2007

 

 

 

 

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