Singapore Population

1950 - 2021 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Singapore population

  • The Singapore population reached 5.5 million people in Jun 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 5.7 million people in Jun 2020
  • The data reached an all-time high of 5.7 million people in Jun 2019 and a record low of 1.0 million people in Jun 1950

The Singapore Department of Statistics provides Mid-year Population. Population is in annual frequency, ending in June of each year.


Further information about Singapore population data

  • In the latest reports, Singapore Unemployment Rate dropped to 2.1 % in Jun 2022
  • Monthly earnings of the Singapore population was 4,912.8 USD in Mar 2022
  • Singapore Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 70.5 % in Jun 2021

View Singapore's Population from 1950 to 2021 in the chart:

Singapore Population

What was Singapore's Population in 2021?

The Singapore population reached 5.5 million people in Jun 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 5.7 million people in Jun 2020 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.5 2021 5.7 2020 1.0 1950 5.7 2019 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 103.4 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.5 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.4 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.6 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 603.598 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2011 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,141.381 Jun 2022 monthly Aug 1987 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 14.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1987 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 645,624.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 160.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SGD bn) 115.117 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SGD bn) 981.352 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (SGD bn) 137.005 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Govt Finance: Cash Surplus / Deficit (SGD mn) 7,580.100 May 2022 monthly Apr 2011 - May 2022
Govt Revenue: Operating (SGD mn) 7,811.200 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.369 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 3,246.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 46,231.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 29.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1977 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 638,553.249 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 10,237,298.887 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 7,277,458.389 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 42,984.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 32.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,939,502.320 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,927,137.066 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3,911.100 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 4,526.737 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 5,483.611 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,763.446 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Jun 2022
Domestic Exports: Non Oil (SGD mn) 17,289.94 May 2018 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2018
Exports: Non Oil (SGD mn) 40,168.70 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1964 - Jul 2018
Re Exports: Non Oil (SGD mn) 22,035.26 May 2018 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2018
Exports: Indonesia (SGD mn) 4,556.289 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 11,302.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 21,346.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 20.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 27,290.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 26.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -1,007.644 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 1,803,598.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 448.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,224,368.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 311.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 65.153 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 1,021,016.323 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income Balance (SGD mn) -13,095.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods: Imports (SGD mn) 148,161.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Portfolio Inv: Assets (SGD mn) 50,322.600 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income Balance: Payment (SGD mn) 60,930.400 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Direct Investment: Liabilities (SGD mn) 36,890.600 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (SGD mn) 9,537.800 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods: Balance (SGD mn) 40,042.800 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account (CA) Balance (SGD mn) 28,855.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Services: Exports (SGD mn) 80,520.800 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: Official Reserves (OR): Net (SGD mn) -46,101.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (SGD mn) 12,051.900 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Portfolio Inv: Liabilities (SGD mn) -1,362.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account (FA): Net (SGD mn) 76,339.800 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (SGD mn) 1,622.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Services: Balance (SGD mn) 2,850.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Others: Liabilities (SGD mn) 30,953.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (SGD mn) -21,612.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income Balance: Receipts (SGD mn) 47,835.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Services: Imports (SGD mn) 77,670.800 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Others: Assets (SGD mn) 85,136.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (SGD mn) 1,383.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods: Exports (SGD mn) 188,204.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives (SGD mn) -7,915.600 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income Balance (SGD mn) -942.600 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Others (SGD mn) 54,183.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment (SGD mn) 51,684.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
BoP: FA: PI: Liabilities: Equity & Investment Fund Shares (SGD mn) -5,728.600 2018 yearly 1988 - 2018
BoP: FA: PI: Liabilities: Debt Securities (SGD mn) 1,256.600 2018 yearly 1988 - 2018
International Investment Position (IIP) (SGD mn) 1,108,209.700 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Gross: OL: DTC: Long Term (SGD mn) 189,550.400 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Gross: OL: DTC: Short Term (SGD mn) 1,346,201.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Gross (SGD mn) 2,441,891.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Gross: OL: OS: Short Term (SGD mn) 311,471.900 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Gross: OL: OS: Long Term (SGD mn) 205,665.600 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
FDI: By Industry: Financial & Insurance Services (SGD mn) 1,189,336.900 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Industry: Professinal, Administrative & Support Services (SGD mn) 227,563.600 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Industry: Manufacturing (SGD mn) 257,025.700 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Industry: Wholesale & Retail Trade (SGD mn) 317,755.900 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Country: Japan (SGD mn) 139,948.200 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Total (SGD mn) 2,141,775.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Country: United States (SGD mn) 528,735.900 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Country: United Kingdom (SGD mn) 127,047.500 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Country: Netherlands (SGD mn) 43,339.400 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
FDI: By Country: Switzerland (SGD mn) 74,017.800 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Business Entities (BE): Formation: Total (Number) 5,370.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Jun 2022
SG: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 0.000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.3 Dec 2019 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 66.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 9,947.940 Dec 2019 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 373,713.839 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 869,365.009 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 2.9 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 335,932.9 May 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 91.401 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.1 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,794.500 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 1,218,881.177 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 7.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jun 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 772,098.5 May 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.3 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 230.679 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 869.254 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1963 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 275,406.2 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 967,696.109 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.07 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 166.28 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
ORA: Other Reserve Assets (USD mn) 472.40 Jul 2018 monthly Apr 2000 - Jul 2018
ORA: Gold Incl Gold Deposits and Gold Swapped (USD mn) 211.70 Jul 2018 monthly Apr 2000 - Jul 2018
DBU: Loans & Advances: Consumer Loans (CL) (SGD mn) 264,859.50 May 2018 monthly Mar 2004 - May 2018
DBU: Loans & Advances: LB: Professional & Private Individuals (SGD mn) 10,320.90 May 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2018
DBU: Loans & Advances: CL: Housing & Bridging Loans (SGD mn) 203,114.90 May 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2018
DBU: Loans & Advances: Loans to Businesses (LB) (SGD mn) 403,032.70 May 2018 monthly Mar 2004 - May 2018
DBU: Loans & Advances: Total, Including Bills Financing (SGD mn) 667,892.20 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Composite Leading Index: 2015=100 (2015=100) 109.300 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 1978 - Mar 2019

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