Singaporeans Are Living Longer, So?

cropped-merlion-e1385822020111.jpgIt is a known fact that we are living longer given the good environment, good food, good medical facilities in Singapore. Our education has also taught us to take better care of ourselves with adequate exercise and proper diet.

Here is the proof from our government statistics as at 2014.

Men = 80.5 years

Women = 84.9 years

LIFE EXPECTANCY 
Year Life Expectancy at Birth (in years) Life Expectancy at Age 65 years (in years)
Male Female Total Male Female Total
1980 69.8 74.7 72.1 12.6 15.4 14.0
1981 70.1 75.2 72.5 12.7 15.6 14.2
1982 70.2 75.3 72.6 12.8 15.6 14.2
1983 70.5 75.7 73.0 13.0 15.8 14.4
1984 70.9 75.8 73.3 13.2 15.9 14.6
1985 71.5 76.4 73.9 13.6 16.2 14.9
1986 72.1 76.5 74.2 13.9 16.3 15.1
1987 72.5 76.7 74.5 14.1 16.5 15.3
1988 72.6 76.9 74.7 14.1 16.6 15.4
1989 72.8 77.2 74.9 14.3 16.7 15.5
1990 73.1 77.6 75.3 14.5 16.9 15.7
1991 73.5 77.9 75.6 14.6 17.1 15.9
1992 73.8 78.2 75.9 14.7 17.2 15.9
1993 73.9 78.3 76.1 14.6 17.2 15.9
1994 74.1 78.4 76.2 14.6 17.2 15.9
1995 74.1 78.6 76.3 14.6 17.2 16.0
1996 74.4 78.9 76.6 14.7 17.4 16.1
1997 74.8 79.1 76.9 14.9 17.5 16.3
1998 75.3 79.4 77.3 15.2 17.7 16.5
1999 75.6 79.6 77.6 15.3 17.9 16.6
2000 76.0 80.0 78.0 15.6 18.1 16.9
2001 76.3 80.3 78.3 15.9 18.3 17.1
2002 76.6 80.6 78.6 16.1 18.5 17.3
2003 76.6 81.6 79.1 16.2 19.6 18.0
2004 77.1 82.0 79.6 16.5 20.0 18.4
2005 77.6 82.5 80.1 16.9 20.4 18.7
2006 77.8 82.6 80.3 17.1 20.4 18.9
2007 78.1 82.9 80.6 17.2 20.6 19.0
2008 78.4 83.3 80.9 17.5 20.8 19.3
2009 78.9 83.7 81.4 17.8 21.2 19.6
2010 79.2 84.0 81.7 18.0 21.4 19.8
2011 79.5 84.1 81.9 18.1 21.6 20.0
2012 79.8 84.3 82.1 18.4 21.7 20.2
2013 80.1 84.5 82.4 18.6 21.9 20.4
2014 80.5 84.9 82.8 19.0 22.2 20.8
Note:
1 – Singapore residents only
Source: Report “Population Trends 2013” on data.gov.sg.
Updated the data for 2013 and 2014 using published info on DOS website:
http://www.singstat.gov.sg/statistics/latest-data#14 (last accessed 16 Jul 2015)

I have just 4 questions for you.

  1. How are you going to live after you retire at age 65?
  2. Why are you going to live such a life style after you retire?
  3. What plans do you have in place to make sure you will live such a lifestyle?
  4. When was the last time you reviewed your plans?

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