Financial Survey 2017

DID YOU KNOW?

DID YOU KNOW?

WHOARE THEY?

EXPAT PACKAGES - A THINGOF THE PAST?

15 % 27 % Single Our typical reader is a female, aged between 35 – 44. The majority of our readers are married and have children. 24 % 76 % In Relationship

Along with this decrease in the number of expat packages comes an increase in the number of expats who are opting to put their children into local schools.

Since 2015, the number of people on expat packages has decreased by 10%. Most expats are on local contracts now and a growing number are running their own businesses.

13 % Local plus benefits 57 % Local contract 20 % Expat package 10 % Own company

2015

4 % 54 % Married Engaged

42%

16%

24%

70%

21%

9%

2%

2%

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65

Most of our expat readers have been in Singapore for more than five years and majority of them are planning to stay for the foreseeable future.

British, Australian and American expats form the largest base of our expat readers.

2016

20%

Though the majority are now forking out their own money to pay for school fees, there are still those who are lucky enough to have their company shoulder the expenses. 33% 67% Company pays for school fees Expats pay for school fees

23%

11%

58% 16% 15%

57%

Foreseeable future

1 - 2 years

18%

3 - 4 years

7% 2% 2%

INTERNATIONAL LOCAL

5 - 6 years

6 - 11 months

Less than 6 months

1

2

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