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Education & Training: Post-Secondary-Polytechnics

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Full-Time Polytechnic Students (Intake)

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Females 12,877 12,942 12,537 11,775 11,018
Males 13,877 13,937 13,240 12,476 12,103
Total 26,754 26,879 25,777 25,777 23,121
Females in % 48.1% 48.1% 48.6% 48.6% 47.7%
Males in % 51.9% 51.9% 51.4% 51.4% 52.3%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

 

Full-Time Polytechnic Students (Enrolment)

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Females 37,750 38,119 37,936 36,985 35,128
Males 41,253 41,851 41,378 39,880 38,021
Total 79,003 79,970 79,314 76,865 73,149
Females in % 47.8% 47.7% 47.8% 48.1% 48.0%
Males in % 52.2% 52.3% 52.2% 51.9% 52.0%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

 

Full-Time Polytechnic Graduates

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Females 11,764 11,860 12,012 12,012 12,211
Males 11,812 12,235 12,297 12,709 12,893
Total 22,918 23,999 24,157 24,721 25,104
Females in % 48.5% 49.0% 49.1% 48.6% 48.6%
Males in % 51.5% 51.0% 50.9% 51.4% 51.4%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

 

Note:

  • Intake refers to the new students entering the polytechnics in a particular year.
  • Enrolment refers to the total number of students (intake + existing students) registered in the polytechnics in a particular year. 
  • Graduates refer to those who have successfully completed a course of study in the polytechnics in a particular year.
  • Polytechnics refer to the Singapore polytechnic, Ngee Ann polytechnic, Temasek polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic and Republic polytechnic.

Source: Education Statistics Digest, Ministry of Education

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Last Reviewed On Wed, Jan 31, 2018

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