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Singapore Demographics Profile 2013

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Population5,460,302 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13.6% (male 381,145/female 363,504)
15-24 years: 18.2% (male 490,526/female 505,713)
25-54 years: 50.1% (male 1,336,298/female 1,401,106)
55-64 years: 9.9% (male 269,411/female 269,137)
65 years and over: 8.1% (male 200,602/female 242,860) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 35.6 %
youth dependency ratio: 21.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 13.8 %
potential support ratio: 7.2 (2013)
Median agetotal: 33.6 years
male: 33.5 years
female: 33.7 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate1.96% (2013 est.)
Birth rate7.91 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate3.41 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate15.08 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 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: 0.96 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.4 (2008 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 2.59 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 2.73 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.44 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 84.07 years
male: 81.67 years
female: 86.64 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate0.79 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate62%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (1997)
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 (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 100% of population
total: 100% of population (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Singaporean(s)
adjective: Singapore
Ethnic groupsChinese 76.8%, Malay 13.9%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4% (2000 census)
ReligionsBuddhist 42.5%, Muslim 14.9%, Taoist 8.5%, Hindu 4%, Catholic 4.8%, other Christian 9.8%, other 0.7%, none 14.8% (2000 census)
LanguagesMandarin (official) 35%, English (official) 23%, Malay (official) 14.1%, Hokkien 11.4%, Cantonese 5.7%, Teochew 4.9%, Tamil (official) 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 1.8%, other 0.9% (2000 census)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.9%
male: 98%
female: 93.8% (2010 est.)
Education expenditures3.3% of GDP (2012)
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 density1.921 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 February 21, 2013