Some Interesting Facts from the 2010 Census

January 6, 2011 at 10:36 am | Posted in Being Me, But Seriously | Leave a comment

Found some interesting stuff from the Advance Census Release of the 2010 Census. [Comments are all tongue-in-cheek]

Our overall population grew from 4.0279 million to 5.0767 million in 10 years.

Citizens grew by 8.20% but their share of the overall population fell from 74.13% to 63.64% [Make more babies!]
PRs grew by 88.17% and their share of the population grew from 7.14% to 10.66%.
Non-Residents grew by 72.96% and their share of the population grew from 18.73% to 25.70%

In terms of ethnicity (CMIO):
Chinese fell by 2.7% (76.8% to 74.1%) [Make more babies!]
Malays fell by 0.5% (13.9% to 13.4%)
Indians grew by 1.3% (7.9% to 9.2%)
Other grew by 1.9% (1.4 to 3.3%)

Also 22.8% of the Resident population (Citizens and PRs) were not born in Singapore [Make more babies!]
Malaysians made up the bulk forming 44.74% of the non-Singaporean Resident population, seeing a real increase of 80,600 Malaysians (22.39% increase from 2000)
China/HK/Macau made up 20.17% of the non-Singaporean Resident population, seeing a real increase of 20,200 of them (13.03% increase from 2000)
Indian Sub-Continent made up 14.47% of the non-Singaporean Resident population, seeing a real increase of 63,100 of them (104.47% increase from 2000)
Indonesian made up 6.14% of the non-Singaporean Resident population, seeing a real increase of 21,900 Indonesians (67.38% increase from 2000)
The rest of Asia made up 10.53% of the non-Singaporean Resident population, seeing a real increase of 67,700 of them (302.23% increase from 2000)
The rest of the World made up the remainder (3.95%) seeing an increase of 14,500 of them (89.5% increase from 2000)

Here’s the real interesting bit. As it stands, there are now more females than males in Singapore (1:0.974 or about 50.65%), as for the non-Singaporean Resident population about 55.80% of them are female.
Malaysia: 56.68% female [I wonder how many of you are going to Ipoh to look for wives?]
China/HK/Macau: 58.49% female [Who go Chengdu to look for wives ah?]
Indian Subcontinent: 46.09% female [Why no one go Bombay to look for wives?]
Indonesia: 66.18% female [No good men in Indonesia?]
Rest of Asia: 58.00% female [Japanese wife fetish?]
Europe: 36.90% female [Please go to Nordic countries to find wives]
USA & Canada: 48.20% female
Australia & NZ: 47.60% female
Others: 50.46% female

As for born-in-Singapore residents 50.86% are male. [There! You have your justification to find a non-Singaporean wife. Not enough Singaporean girls].

I look forward to the full census data and what interesting insights they reveal.

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