Demographics of Singapore

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date04 Nov 2021

As of 2021, the population of Singapore is projected at 5.90 million, up by 0.79% compared with 5.85 million in 2020. Singapore is ranked 114th in terms of population and 133rd in terms of population growth rate.

There are 49.88 thousand births in Singapore in 2021. That is 137 per day, which is ranked 137th. The crude birth rate is 8.45 per 1000 people. There are 29.11 thousand deaths in Singapore in 2021. That is 80 per day, which is ranked 131st. The crude death rate is 4.93 per 1000 people.

5.99 million people are living in urban areas, which is 100% of Singapore population. Singapore is ranked 1st in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Singapore in 2021 is 109.82 males per 100 females. There are 3.09 million males and 2.81 million females in Singapore. The percentage of female population is 47.66% compare to 52.34% male population. Singapore has 0.28 million more males than females. Singapore is at 191st position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Singapore population

Year Population Growth (%)
19501,022,095-
19551,305,1035.28
19601,633,1333.88
19651,877,8262.36
19702,072,2841.86
19752,259,7211.5
19802,411,6901.65
19852,705,5372.31
19903,012,9682.58
19953,525,9643.23
20004,028,8721.87
20054,265,6932.12
20105,131,1703.31
20155,592,1431.2
20165,653,6251.1
20175,708,0420.96
20185,757,5030.87
20195,804,3430.81
20205,850,3430.79
20215,896,6840.79
  • Total
  • Crude

Singapore death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
195010,58847,90010.0346.79
195510,33759,8897.8545.11
19609,89661,7596.1038.19
196510,32154,2505.4928.94
197011,26448,7975.4323.42
197511,80343,2105.2519.25
198012,12940,3664.9816.53
198512,74746,9724.7217.41
199013,46854,7444.4317.91
199515,86456,4854.4816.06
200018,23750,2934.6112.68
200518,28046,5454.1610.56
201020,24049,3534.009.77
201523,69150,8554.259.12
202027,95349,9764.788.53
202129,10549,8784.938.45
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Singapore

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
19501,016,4265,670-99.445
19551,305,09105.28100.000
19601,633,08603.88100.000
19651,877,80802.36100.000
19702,072,29001.86100.000
19752,259,74801.50100.000
19802,411,70001.65100.000
19852,705,53502.33100.000
19903,012,95302.47100.000
19953,478,77902.76100.000
20003,913,96002.50100.000
20054,491,04202.77100.000
20105,074,25202.19100.000
20155,535,26201.60100.000
20205,935,05301.14100.000
20215,991,80100.96100.000
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Singapore population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 140,572 130,008 270,580 4.59 108.126
05-09 115,085 107,739 222,824 3.78 106.818
10-14 122,276 116,285 238,561 4.05 105.152
15-19 130,868 124,895 255,763 4.34 104.782
20-24 208,137 171,386 379,523 6.44 121.443
25-29 240,037 196,710 436,747 7.41 122.026
30-34 232,680 202,815 435,495 7.39 114.725
35-39 236,690 221,477 458,167 7.77 106.869
40-44 243,301 227,358 470,659 7.98 107.012
45-49 258,565 232,356 490,921 8.33 111.280
50-54 248,680 219,171 467,851 7.93 113.464
55-59 257,621 219,291 476,912 8.09 117.479
60-64 242,985 208,507 451,492 7.66 116.536
65-69 201,109 175,243 376,352 6.38 114.760
70-74 105,099 111,082 216,181 3.67 94.614
75-79 47,802 59,747 107,549 1.82 80.007
80-84 31,017 42,797 73,814 1.25 72.475
85-89 16,319 26,828 43,147 0.73 60.828
90-94 6,051 12,523 18,574 0.31 48.319
95-99 1,316 3,473 4,789 0.08 37.892
100+ 160 623 783 0.01 25.682
Total 3,086,370 2,810,314 5,896,684 109.823