Singapore’s population reaches 4.99 mln

September 29, 2009
Singapore Democrats

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Xinhua News

Singapore’s total population reached 4.99 million at the end of June this year, according to data from Singapore’s Department of Statistics on Monday.

This comprises 3.73 million Singapore residents and 1.25 million non-residents.

Singapore residents, comprising Singapore citizens and Singapore permanent residents, formed 75 percent of total population.

The total population grew 3.1 percent in 2009 over the previous year.

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