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Singapore Demographics Profile 2014

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Population5,567,301 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13.4% (male 381,452/female 364,050)
15-24 years: 17.8% (male 487,593/female 502,637)
25-54 years: 50.3% (male 1,365,872/female 1,434,495)
55-64 years: 10% (male 279,243/female 278,852)
65 years and over: 8.5% (male 214,665/female 258,442) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 35.8 %
youth dependency ratio: 21.3 %
elderly dependency ratio: 14.5 %
potential support ratio: 6.9 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 33.8 years
male: 33.7 years
female: 33.9 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate1.92% (2014 est.)
Birth rate8.1 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate3.42 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate14.55 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 100% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.1% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.8 (2010 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 2.53 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 2.69 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.36 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 84.38 years
male: 81.86 years
female: 87.07 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate0.8 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS3,400 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Singaporean(s)
adjective: Singapore
Ethnic groupsChinese 74.2%, Malay 13.3%, Indian 9.2%, other 3.3% (2013 est.)
ReligionsBuddhist 33.9%, Muslim 14.3%, Taoist 11.3%, Catholic 7.1%, Hindu 5.2%, other Christian 11%, other 0.7%, none 16.4% (2010 est.)
LanguagesMandarin (official) 36.3%, English (official) 29.8%, Malay (official) 11.9%, Hokkien 8.1%, Tamil (official) 4.4%, Cantonese 4.1%, Teochew 3.2%, other Indian languages 1.2%, other Chinese dialects 1.1%, other 1.1% (2010 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.9%
male: 98%
female: 93.8% (2010 est.)
Education expenditures3% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate3 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight3.3% (2000)
Health expenditures4.6% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.92 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density2.7 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate7.1% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014