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Demographic Statistics for the 3rd Quarter 2016

Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the total population was 647,700 as at end-September 2016, a decrease of 4,800 quarter-to-quarter. Female population (332,700) accounted for 51.4% of the total.
There were 1,885 live births delivered in the third quarter of 2016, an increase of 246 or 15.0% quarter-to-quarter. Male babies totalled 1,003 and the sex ratio at birth stood at 113.7, corresponding to 113.7 male babies per 100 female babies. In the first three quarters of 2016, a total of 5,188 live births were recorded, down slightly by 5 year-on-year.
Meanwhile, mortality totalled 480, a decrease of 85 quarter-to-quarter; the top three underlying causes of death were Neoplasms (192), Diseases of the Circulatory System (99) and Diseases of the Respiratory System (65). In the first three quarters of 2016, mortality increased by 186 year-on-year to 1,703, of which mortality due to Neoplasms (594) went up by 32.
In the third quarter of 2016, there were 1,573 Chinese immigrants and 373 individuals granted right of abode, up by 302 and 34 respectively quarter-to-quarter. Non-resident workers totalled 180,277 at the end of the third quarter, a decrease of 2,182 over the previous quarter. 
A total of 929 cases of marriage registration were recorded in the third quarter, down by 79 quarter-to-quarter. In the first three quarters of 2016, there were 2,912 cases of marriage registration, up by 159 year-on-year.

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