29 Jan '13, 4am

Singapore's population could hit 6.9 million by 2030

, released on Tuesday, is the first comprehensive report to outline the country's strategy to ensure a sustainable population. The numbers are grim - by 2025, Singapore's citizen population size will start to decline. By 2030, more people will exit than enter the workforce. By 2050, there will be more people above the age of 50, than younger Singaporeans. It's an outlook that has prompted the government to say it needs to act now, before it's too late. Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said: "This White Paper is the first time the government has set out a comprehensive population roadmap to strike the best balance in our population policies." At the heart of its strategy lies 3 principles - maintain a strong Singaporean core, create good jobs and opportunities for Singaporeans and have a high quality living environment. Strategies to maintain the Singaporean core by enco...

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