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Singapore PEOPLE 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Singapore PEOPLE 2013
SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 5, 2013

Nationality:
noun: Singaporean(s)
adjective: Singapore

Ethnic groups:
Chinese 76.8%, Malay 13.9%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4% (2000 census)

Languages:
Mandarin (official) 35%, English (official) 23%, Malay (official) 14.1%, Hokkien 11.4%, Cantonese 5.7%, Teochew 4.9%, Tamil (official) 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 1.8%, other 0.9% (2000 census)

Religions:
Buddhist 42.5%, Muslim 14.9%, Taoist 8.5%, Hindu 4%, Catholic 4.8%, other Christian 9.8%, other 0.7%, none 14.8% (2000 census)

Population:
5,353,494 (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 114

Age structure:
0-14 years: 14% (male 382,537/female 364,542)
15-24 years: 18.6% (male 488,785/female 504,717)
25-54 years: 50% (male 1,309,014/female 1,369,912)
55-64 years: 9.7% (male 259,370/female 259,222)
65 years and over: 7.8% (male 187,448/female 227,947) (2012 est.)

Median age:
total: 33.5 years
male: 33.4 years
female: 33.6 years (2012 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.993% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 55

Birth rate:
7.72 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 220

Death rate:
3.41 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 213

Net migration rate:
15.62 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 6

Urbanization:
urban population: 100% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.07 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2011 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
3 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 182

Infant mortality rate:
total: 2.65 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 220
male: 2.76 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.53 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 83.75 years
country comparison to the world: 4
male: 81.47 years
female: 86.2 years (2012 est.)

Total fertility rate:
0.78 children born/woman (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 224

Health expenditures:
3.9% of GDP (2009)
country comparison to the world: 168

Physicians density:
1.833 physicians/1,000 population (2009)

Hospital bed density:
3.14 beds/1,000 population (2008)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.1% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 152

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
3,400 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 127

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 100 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 130

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
6.9% (2004)
country comparison to the world: 61

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
3.3% (2000)
country comparison to the world: 103

Education expenditures:
3% of GDP (2009)
country comparison to the world: 133

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 92.5%
male: 96.6%
female: 88.6% (2000 census)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24:
total: 12.9%
country comparison to the world: 87
male: 9.9%
female: 16.6% (2009)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Singapore on this page is re-published from the 2013 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Singapore PEOPLE 2013 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Singapore PEOPLE 2013 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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