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S'poreans marrying foreigners

1 in 3

marriages in 2013 
was between a Singaporean and a non-permanent resident

1 in 4

marriages in 2003 
was between a Singaporean and a non-permanent resident

Immigration and Checkpoints Authority figures

980,800

Number of work permit holders as of June 2014

539,500

Number of foreign domestic workers and foreign construction workers as of June 2014

Ministry of Manpower figures. There are no published figures for the number of work permit holders who have been allowed to marry Singaporeans.