Singapore’s population policy

Singapore’s Population Policy
3. Reasons for ageing population<br />

  • Post-war baby boom
    4. Declining birth rate
    5. Longer lifespans
Reasons for decline in population:<br />
  • Success of govt policies
    6. Social factors
    7. Economic factors
Impact of ageing population:<br />
  • Strain on working population
    8. Reduction in competitiveness
    9. Increased demand for healthcare
& social services<br />
  • Smaller security forces
Impact of decline in population:<br />
  • Unattractive to MNCs
    10. Defence
    11. Ageing population
  • Optimal population growth rate<br />Rapid population growth<br />(1950s-1960s)<br />Declining birth rate<br />(from 1980s)<br />
    • Promote population growth
      12. Control population growth
  • 1950s- 1960s: Post-war “Baby-Boom”<br />
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