Families in Singapore in the yesteryears and families in Singapore today ,
Families in Singapore in the yesteryears and families in Singapore today
Family size started to decrease over the year from 3.53 (2012) to 3.39 (2015)
In 2016, the average household size in Singapore was approximately 3.35 people. Decreased.
Marriage and divorce rate
Number of marriages is increasing from 2013 to 2015 which is 27,936 to 28,322.
Number of divorce rate goes up and down in the past year 7604 in (2011) , 7237 (2012) , 7525 (2012) ,7307 (2012) , 7522 (2013)
Number of marriages are decreasing to 27,971 in 2016
Number of divorce rate started to increase in 2014 to 2016
Household Family Structure
Resident Households by Household Structure, 2000 – 2014 was increasing from 915 to 1200 people. Average household rate was 3.35 in the past years
Average house hold rate is 3.30 which shown decreasing compared to past years
Total Fertility Rate (TFR) is 2014
Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in 2017 is decreasing which drop to
little changed from 2016’s 0.458 and remained among the lowest in a decade.
Increased by 1.5 per cent from $8846 in 2016 to $9023 in 2017
Transnational and inter-ethnic marriages
Citizen and citizen marriage in 2003 was 67.3 while for citizen and pr marriages was 9.2 and lastly citizen and non resident marriages was 23.5
Citizen and citizen marriage in 2013 is decreasing to 60.8 . In 2013 , citizen and pr marriages increase by 0.1 percent while citizen and non resident marriages increase by 6.4 percent.
Time spend with families
Increasing from 21 percent to 38 percent from 2003 to 2010
Starting to decrease from 2010n onwards
Family members educational level
Past years was 97.0 which has shown increasing over the years
Education rate among residents aged 15 yrs & over is 97.2 percent in 2017