Centenarians are people aged 100 years or older. With increasing life expectancy, the number of centanarians in Singapore has risen sharply.
Check out this infographic which summaries the trends on centenarians in Singapore!
While Singaporeans are living longer and more are making it past 100 years old, it is the quality of life at old age that matters most . There are many efforts today to enable our seniors to age healthily and confidently, with opportunities to pursue their aspirations (e.g. the Action Plan for Successful Ageing). We want Singapore to be a great home for all Singaporeans to grow old in.
So are we living more years in good health? Find out more here.