ksi wrote:verykiasu2010 wrote:peapot wrote:Actually I heard from the grapevine that LKY's target is 6million. So if true that means there should be more people coming in since our birth rate is so low.
it is only 800k people away ...... but the citizen population is not growing any faster .... that is the problem
It is really quite sad to know this as I have both relatives and friends all still pregnant in their 40s.... I really salute them....it is becoming quite common to hear them pregnant in their 40s....the most common lament I hear from them is when my kid is 10 years old I am in my 50s!!! This sounded like my grandma's time when she gave birth to her 8th child!!
the phenomenon of later-age parenthood is not just in singapore, it is more and more as every where the society gets more affluent