Written Answer by Minister for Manpower Dr Tan See Leng to PQ on S Pass Holders' Highest Educational Qualifications
NOTICE PAPER NO.1542 OF 2022 FOR THE SITTING ON OR AFTER 29 NOVEMBER 2022
QUESTION NO. 3824 FOR ORAL ANSWER
MP: Mr Leong Mun Wai
To ask the Minister for Manpower in each year from 2010 to 2022, what is the number of S Pass holders whose highest qualification was a (i) bachelor’s degree from a local university (ii) bachelor’s degree from a foreign university (iii) Master’s degree and (iv) PhD degree.
1. As at June 2022, the number of S Pass holders whose highest qualifications was a PhD degree, Master’s degree, and Bachelor’s degree from local university and foreign university is 400, 6,000, 2,100 and 72,200 respectively.
2. The share of S Pass holders in each highest qualification category has remained broadly constant since 2010.