31 Jan '13, 2am

[S'PORE PROPERTY NEWS]News of 6.9m population projected for 2030 raised concerns abt whether homes will b affordable:

Of the 100 people aged 15 to 73 interviewed by The Straits Times on the streets, exactly half rejected the idea of Singapore having 6.9 million people, while another 35 were unsure. Only 15 said it was a good idea. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA MANY Singaporeans reacted with surprise - or alarm - at the 6.9 million population projected for 2030, with several wondering whether the country can cope with the 30 per cent increase. Although the swell is 17 years away, they are worried about several issues that they say they are already facing now. These include competition for jobs, cost of living, home prices and congestion, according to street interviews by The Straits Times yesterday, one day after the Government released its Population White Paper. Of the 100 people aged 15 to 73, exactly half rejected the idea of Singapore having 6.9 million people, while another 35 were unsu...

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