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Singapore’s population continues to grow with increase in number of foreigners

Posted by temasektimes on September 28, 2012

Despite promising earlier to ‘moderate’ the inflow of foreigners, Singapore’s population grows by 2.5 percent this year with the relentless influx of foreigners.

In the latest annual Population Trends publication by the Singapore Department of Statistics, the country’s total population reached 5.31 million at end-June.

The number of Singapore citizens grew by close to 28,000 to 3.29 million over the one-year period while the non-resident population grew 7.2 per cent to 1.49 million in the reference period.

Non-Singaporeans now make up a total of 38.2 per cent of the country’s total population.

Singapore’s Supreme Leader Lee Kuan Yew had proclaimed recently that Singapore needs MORE foreign workers, a policy which received strong support from the elected ‘opposition’ in parliament.

 

30 Responses to “Singapore’s population continues to grow with increase in number of foreigners”

  1. Daft Peasant said

    ALL RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    THE FOREIGN TALENTS ARE DANCING WITH JOY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Charles Soon said

      I can’t believe it! They kept telling us they were reducing the rate of foreigners being imported into the country but over the past 2 years they brought in almost 300,000 foreigners!!

      So typical of them. Say one thing but do another.

      • Daft Peasant said

        OH MY GOD!!!

        Mr Charles Soon…..don tell me you believe wat they said?? You do, even for one second believe the words that is coming out of their mouths?? You do cry when pm said sorry in front of national tv during GE sppech??

        No wonder the whole world, including our own ‘ supreme ‘ leader are calling sinkies: DAFT

  2. loser cum quitter said

    Whatever lah, not interested to know anymore. Anyway I will be a FT (aka skilled migrant in Aus) and PR in Aus soon.
    But I will definitely return to vote “wisely” in 2016 similar to what I had done in 2006 and 2011.

    • Daft Peasant said

      peng yew……. please bring me and my wife there…… i can become road sweeper and my wife can become dish washer…..please bring me along…..tolong tolong…….

  3. Use the statistics said

    With 38.2% non-Singaporeans, Singapore is ‘leading the world’ in foreign-born percentage of population. See below for some links showing that most developed countries have at most 10 – 20% foreign-born.

    http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/by%20Subject/1370.0~2010~Chapter~Overseas%20born%20population%20(3.6)
    http://inamerica.blogs.cnn.com/2012/05/10/foreign-born-population-in-u-s-higher-than-ever/
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/sep/07/immigration-europe-foreign-citizens

    The sheer SPEED of population is astounding. 20 years ago we only had 3.2 million people in Singapore.

    http://www.singstat.gov.sg/stats/themes/people/hist/popn.html

    • Naivety said

      Pro Alien Party will use FTs to replace Sinkaporeans in no time as they need to buy votes to retain & prolong their power & authority to rule over Sinkies for the next century! Need to vote them out fast once the 1st opportunity arises!!!

  4. Duncan said

    The number of Singapore citizens grew by almost 28,000 to 3.29 million over a one-year period. This is so scary. Looks like the papzis can’t wait to open the gate more wider. They knew that their supports and votes are declining tremendously. What an unbelievable speed !

  5. Use the statistics said

    Simple maths tells us that in 20 years our population has increased by over 65%. Has there ever been population growth at this speed in modern history?

  6. Do something then – Vote the oppositions in and stop voting the PAP, and face an entirely different future!

    Mod’s note:

    Please remember to vote for the real opposition parties and not the fake one – the ‘Wayang Party’ which fully supports the PAP’s immigration policies. A vote for WP = A vote for PAP = A vote for more FTs! Boycott the ‘Wayang Party’ now!

  7. Pink Panty Loong said

    Never in my life have I wished someone dead so earnestly.

  8. Just a dog said

    “a policy which received strong support from the elected ‘opposition’ in parliament.”

    Another “additional sentence” from the mod himself.

  9. fpc said

    without so many cheap labour, how do we feed the world most well paid politicians?

  10. sad to be Singaporean said

    I have recently gotten a job in China even though I am already 50 yrs old. The Chinese MNC told me I am a talent whom they lack in China. Strange… when I applied for a job in ST group, they said I am too old but the Chinese MNC did not mind that.

    In Singapore, I am a old damn no use professonal.. in China, I am a talent.
    So I am going to be a FT in China now.. Bye Singapore.!

    • In China, they see matured person as “Bao”. Someone with sufficient experience and level headed to handle and solve problem. Therefore, even in your sixties, you will still be hired so long as you fit it. In SG, over 40, you are already “chow” fit for the scrap yard. In SG society, there is no tolerance for the weak, old and handicap . The fitter one will work till they no longer fit and be discarded away. The influx of FT is a strategy to support this notion. There are plenty of young and eager ones (FT) just awaiting to come in and there is no place anymore for the locals. All the wayang of national conversation etc etc are just wayang and buying time only. Whatever noises you make, they will not listen at all and continue to work on this strategy, so please vote wisely for your children and their children sake.

      • Daft Peasant said

        ” In SG, over 40, you are already “chow” fit for the scrap yard. In SG society, there is no tolerance for the weak, old and handicap . The fitter one will work till they no longer fit and be discarded away. The influx of FT is a strategy to support this notion. There are plenty of young and eager ones (FT) just awaiting to come in and there is no place anymore for the locals. All the wayang of national conversation etc etc are just wayang and buying time only. Whatever noises you make, they will not listen at all and continue to work on this strategy, so please vote wisely for your children and their children sake.”

        Mmm….. 看得通透啊……………..好 !!!

  11. Fark The PAPpies said

    Will there be another ” we are sorry if there have been missteps” + “we are servants of the people” story again come GE 2016 ??

    Don’t think it’s gonna work anymore.

    Just tell these PAPpies traitors to fark off if they come begging for your votes in 2016..

    • Naivety said

      Why not as the Pro Alien Party will do anything including going to extreme measures to retain & prolong their power & authority to rule over SinkieLand for another century at least!!!

    • Daft Peasant said

      They are now tinking more ‘ touching ‘ words to touch your hearts in the next GE, and when the 60.1% die-hard fans vote for them again, they will then touch your money…….

      WAIT!!!

      Do they ever need sinkie’s votes anymore??
      They are getting the votes from the New Citizens!!!!

      HUAT ARH!!!!!!

  12. Azzeidine said

    bitch please. the malays and indians and eurasians had always always been a statistical minority in singapore. they never made such a big fuss. calm your tits.

  13. Free Trolley said

    Replacement rate of 1.2, but 2.5% population growth.
    What sorcery is this?

  14. Patriot said

    We’ll have to wait another 4 years before we hear there tearful apologies again…. Fooled me once shame on you, fooled me twice shame on me…

    • Daft Peasant said

      hahahahaha…….true true…..but don know why, there will still be people kenna fooled by their tactics and continue to vote them!!!

      No wonder Ah Lao called us DAFT……

  15. Robert said

    PAP is able to attract foreigners to work in Singapore by giving them a significant advantage over Singaporeans in the job market. They are exempted from CPF which makes them around 15% cheaper to hire than Singaporeans. Of course, this screws Singaporeans big-time. Many have lost (and still losing) their jobs to foreigners. Foreigners also depress local wages and cause the rise on the cost of living, public housing, education, and healthcare. They also cause the overcrowding in public transport.

    The PAP has made Singaporeans 2nd-class citizens in their own country by PAP pro-alien policies. The PAP should be voted out of Parliament in GE2016 for this betrayal. Tell your family and friends to do the same.

    • Naivety said

      Great analysis…now, you’re thinking smart unlike the 60.1% of Daft Sinkaporeans during GE2011.

      Hope the 60.1% Daft Sinkaporeans repent fast & wake up before it is too late & only great fools will vote in a government that do not support them!!!

    • Naivety said

      @Robert, Wrt ur statement that PAP is able to attract foreigners to work in Sinkapor by exempting them from Employer CPF which makes them around 15% cheaper to hire than Sinkaporeans is only true as far as Middle Level Management & Junior Level Management positions/appointments are concerned.

      For senior management level positions such as those higher than Vice President level appointment eg, Snr Vice President, General Manager, Deputy President, President, COO, Deputy CEO, CEO Level & above appointments, you will be surprised that the FTs being hired do not come cheap as all these are superscale salaried appointments & these FTs holding the senior management level appointments will be given S’pore PR status upon hired. Usually, all the GLCs under the umbrella of both Temasek Holdings & GIC will take the lead in hiring these FTs for senior management level positions as they can well afford it because the sources of funds to both Temasek & GIC comes from Tax Payers’ monies, understand?

  16. joker said

    god is watching

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