14% of those who start off at the bottom end up at the top: Tharman

14% of those who start off at the bottom end up at the top: Tharman

SINGAPORE - More than one in 10 young Singaporeans who start off in life in the lowest 20 per cent income group, end up in the top 20 per cent of the population later in life.

Wrapping up the Budget debate, he listed the ways in which the Government has been taking steps to ensure such movement, saying social mobility "has to be part of our Singapore identity".


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