Written Reply by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, to Parliamentary Question on Arrears of Electricity and Water Bills
Mr Pritam Singh: To ask the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment how many Singaporean and permanent resident households were in arrears of (i) at least three months and (ii) more than six months, with regard to their electricity and water bills respectively at the end of 2019, 2020 and 2021.
- There are about 1.4 million Singaporean and Permanent Resident (PR) households. The number of these households whose electricity and water bills were in arrears for (i) at least three months and (ii) more than six months, at the end of 2019, 2020, and 2021, are as follows:
||(i) Number of Singaporean and PR Households with utility bills in arrears for at least three months
||(ii) Number of Singaporean and PR Households with utility bills in arrears for more than six months
|31 Dec 2019
|31 Dec 2020
|31 Dec 2021
Note: Figures stated above are rounded off to the nearest hundred. Households under (ii) are also captured in the figures for (i), since households with arrears for at least three months also include households with arrears for more than six months.