Tag: decline in birth rate

Singapore’s fertility slide continues, lowest number of babies in 8 years in 2018

Singapore—According to the Report on Registration of Births and Deaths 2018, the number of babies born in 2018 is the lowest in eight years. The Straits Times (ST) reports that Singapore’s current fertility rate has slid below the level needed for replacing population loss. There...

In Singapore—low fertility rates, but booming baby businesses

Singapore’s birth rates are at an all-time low, with only 39,615 recorded births last year. This figure is the lowest its been in the last seven years, and the country’s fertility rate, currently at 1.16 is lower than the necessary percentage of 2.1 in...

Decline in number of Singaporean babies born, with 1 in 3 marriages mixed-race

In September, the Prime Minister’s Office Strategy Group published the annual Population in Brief report, which disclosed that 2017 saw the lowest birth rate the nation has seen since 2014. Conversely, there were 24,417 marriages involving at least one Singaporean, the highest in a...