3. Results

From the spreadsheet we downloaded from the Department of Statistics, we found out from the tables, which provide statistics for Resident Households by Monthly Household Income from Work, 2003 to 2013 by the percentage of people in the different income zones. Resident households refer to households headed by Singapore Citizens or permanent residents. Household income from work includes employer CPF contributions. We will only be comparing 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 increase/decrease in income, and the difference  within 3 ranges: Low income, Average income and High income.


For the Low income range, it includes No Working Person, ‘Retiree’ Households(*solely non-working persons aged 60 years and over), Below $1000, $1000-$1999, $2000-$2999, which are just the range of household income.


For the Average income range, it ranges from $3000-$3999, $4000-$4999 and $5000-$5999.


Last but not least, the High income range includes $6000-$6999, $7000-$7999, $8000-$8999, $9000-$9999, $10000-$10999, $11000-$11999, $12000-$12999, $13000-$13999, $14000-$14999, $15000-$17499, $17500-$19999 and $20000 & over.
Through careful analysis, we noticed a trend.


PDF Version of our table: http://bit.ly/1iqSgOU
The results show that there are lesser people who are in the low income group over the years.


Our Analysis
Low income group:
  • No Working Person
    • Most Increase (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
    • Most Decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
  • Retiree Households
    • Most Increase (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
  • Below 1000
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011, 2012-2013
  • 1000-1999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
  • 2000-2999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011


Average income group
  • 3000-3999
    • Most increase (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2011-2012
  • 4000-4999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
  • 5000-5999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013


High income group
  • 6000-6999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2011-2012
  • 7000-7999
    • Most increase (in terms of percentage)
      • 2011-2012, 2012-2013
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
  • 8000-8999
    • Most increase (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
  • 9000-9999 (in terms of percentage)
    • Most increase (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
  • 10000-10999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011,2012-2013
  • 11000-11999
    • Most increase (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2011-2012
  • 12000-12999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2011-2012
  • 13000-13999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
  • 14000-14999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2012-2013
  • 15000-17499
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
  • 17500-19999
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011
  • Over 20000
    • No increase (in terms of percentage)
    • Most decrease (in terms of percentage)
      • 2010-2011

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