Prepare for supply avalanche as ageing HDB flat owners die

Our rapidly ageing population is very much in the news, with the ongoing debate in Parliament on the Budget and the impact of an ageing society on public finances.

Singapore reaches a population milestone in 2018: The total number of senior citizens at 65 years and older equals the number of young people at 15 years and younger.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2018, with the headline 'Prepare for supply avalanche as ageing HDB flat owners die'. Print Edition | Subscribe