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Education & Training: Post-Secondary-Polytechnics

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Full-Time Polytechnic Students (Intake)

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Females 12,942 12,537 11,775 11,018 11,536 11,394
Males 13,937 13,240 12,476 12,103 12,528 12,475
Total 26,879 25,777 24,251 23,121 24,064 23,869
Females in % 48.1% 48.6% 48.6% 47.7% 47.9% 47.7%
Males in % 51.9% 51.4% 51.4% 52.3% 52.1% 52.3%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

 

Full-Time Polytechnic Students (Enrolment)

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Females 38,119 37,936 36,985 35,128 34,137 33,723
Males 41,851 41,378 39,880 38,021 37,299 37,262
Total 79,970 79,314 76,865 73,149 71,436 70,985
Females in % 47.7% 47.8% 48.1% 48.0% 47.8% 47.5%
Males in % 52.3% 52.2% 51.9% 52.0% 52.2% 52.5%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

 

Full-Time Polytechnic Graduates

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Females 11,860 12,012 11,981 12,211 11,928 11,175
Males 12,297 12,709 12,650 12,893 12,282 11,439
Total 24,157 24,721 24,631 25,104 24,210 22,614
Females in % 49.1% 48.6% 48.6% 48.6% 49.3% 49.4%
Males in % 50.9% 51.4% 51.4% 51.4% 50.7% 50.6%
Total in % 100.0% 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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