NOTICE PAPER NO. 1252
NOTICE OF QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
FOR THE SITTING OF PARLIAMENT ON 2 AUGUST 2022
Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament
Ms Hazel Poa
Question No. 2001
To ask the Minister for Health what is the current life expectancy in Singapore by racial groups.
As of 2021, the life expectancy of Chinese, Malay and Indian residents in Singapore were 84.3, 79.4 and 81.311 respectively.
Life expectancy is influenced by various factors, such as prevalence of severe diseases, chronic conditions and lifestyles. MOH will continue to work with other agencies and social organisations to improve these social determinants, with the aim of sustaining increases in life expectancy over time for all ethnic groups.