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For information about records for non-Christian religions in Singapore, go to the Religious Records page.

Church records are an excellent source for accurate information on names and dates and on places of births, marriages, and deaths. Many people who lived in Singapore have information recorded about them in a church record.

Singapore is a multi-religious country. According to Statistics Singapore, around 51 percent of resident Singaporeans (i.e., not including significant numbers of visitors and migrant workers) practice Buddhism and Taoism. About 15 percent, mostly Chinese and Indians, practice Christianity - a broad classification including Catholicism, Protestantism and other denominations. Muslims constitute 14 percent, of whom Malays account for the majority with a substantial number of Indian Muslims. Smaller minorities practice Sikhism,  Hinduism and others, according to the 2000 census. About 15 percent of the population declared no specific religious affiliation.

The following churches may be contacted to request church records:

The Diocese of Singapore
Saint Andrew's Village
1 Francis Thomas Drive 01-1
Singapore 359340
Telephone: 6474 1660

Lutheran Church in Singapore
30 Duke's Road
Singapore 268912
Telephone: 6464 6337; Fax: 6464 6323

The Methodist Church in Singapore
70 Barker Road
Singapore 309936
Telephone: 6478 4775

The Presbyterian Church in Singapore
132 Sophia Road
Church House
Singapore 228186
Telephone: 6338 5837

Trinity Theological College
490 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 678093
Telephone: 6767-6677
Centre for the Study of Christianity in Asia
Director: Rev. Dr Michael Poon
Singapore-Malaysia Collection, College Library
Librarian: Mr Michael Mukunthan

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