Foreigners Population Profile In Singapore

 

There were 3.38 million Singapore citizens as of end June 2015. Together with 0.53 million permanent residents, there were 3.90 million residents. There were 1.63 million non-residents, including dependants, international students and foreign individuals who are here to work. Singapore’s total population was 5.54 million

Source: Department of Statistics, Ministry of Manpower – www.mom.gov.sg

 

Breakdown of Numbers and Different Pass Types Of Foreigners Working In Singapore 

Pass Type Dec 2010 Dec 2011 Dec 2012 Dec 2013 Dec 2014 June 2015
Employment Pass (EP) 143,300 175,400 173,800 175,100 178,900 180,800
S Pass 98,700 113,900 142,400 160,900 170,100 173,800
Work Permit (Total) 865,200 901,000 942,800 974,400 991,300 993,900
– Work Permit (Foreign Domestic Worker) 201,400 206,300 209,600 214,500 222,500 227,100
– Work Permit (Construction) 248,000 264,400 293,300 318,900 322,700 322,400
Other Work Passes2 6,000 7,600 9,300 11,300 15,400 19,700
Total Foreign Workforce 1,113,200 1,197,900 1,268,300 1,321,600 1,355,700 1,368,200
Total Foreign Workforce
(excluding Foreign Domestic Workers)
911,800 991,600 1,058,700 1,107,100 1,133,200 1,141,100
Total Foreign Workforce
(excluding Foreign Domestic Workers & Construction)
638,900 699,100 731,300 748,100 764,500 771,200
Notes:

1. Data may not add up to the total due to rounding.

2. Other Work Passes’ includes Letter of Consent (LOC) holders and Training Work Permit (TWP) previously included in published Work Permit (WP) figures. Training Employment Pass (TEP) was included in ‘Other Work Passes’ from Mar 2014 onwards.

Source: Ministry of Manpower Website www.mom.gov.sg

Number of Singapore Citizenships (SC) and Permanent Residents (PR) Granted 2007 to 2014
Source: Immigration & Checkpoint Authority – www.ica.gov.sg

Singapore Total Population Statistics as of June 2015 (‘000)

2005 2010 2014 2015
Citizens 3,081.0 3,230.7 3,343.0 3,375.0
PRs 386.8 541.0 527.7 527.7
Residents 3,467.8 3,771.7 3,870.7 3,902.7
Non-residents 797.9 1,305.0 1,599.0 1,632.3
Total 4,265.8 5,076.7 5,469.7 5,535.0
Source: Department of Statistics

 

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