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Population: 3 490 356 (July 1998 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 21% (male 383 960; female 361 244)

15-64 years: 72% (male 1 252 427; female 1 255 795)

65 years and over: 7% (male 105 417; female 131 513) (July 1998 est.)

Population growth rate: 1.2% (1998 est.)

Birth rate: 13.79 births/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Death rate: 4.68 deaths/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Net migration rate: 2.87 migrant(s)/1 000 population (1998 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female

under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

Infant mortality rate: 3.87 deaths/1 000 live births (1998 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 78.49 years

male: 75.46 years

female: 81.77 years (1998 est.)

Total fertility rate: 1.46 children born/woman (1998 est.)

Nationality:

noun: Singaporean(s)

adjective: Singapore

Ethnic groups: Chinese 76.4% Malay 14.9% Indian 6.4% other 2.3%

Religions: Buddhist (Chinese) Muslim (Malays) Christian Hindu Sikh Taoist Confucianist

Languages: Chinese (official) Malay (official and national) Tamil (official) English (official)

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 91.1%

male: 95.9%

female: 86.3% (1995 est.)

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