Facts & Figures

Country name: Republic of Singapore

Capital: Singapore

Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD)

Location: An island and islets in the heart of Southeast Asia, between Malaysia and Indonesia

Population: 5.64 Million (Department of Statistics Singapore, 2022)

Area: 728.6 sq km

Government: Parliamentary Republic

Gross Domestic Product: S$643.5 billion (Department of Statistics Singapore, 2022)

Per Capita Gross National Income: $114,165 (Department of Statistics Singapore, 2022)

Home Ownership: 89.3% (Department of Statistics Singapore, 2022)

Literacy: 96.8% of the population above 15 years of age can read and write

Life expectancy: 83.5 years

Population growth rate: 3.4%

Ethnic groups: Chinese 74.3%, Malay 13.4%, Indian 9.1%, Other races 3.2%

Language: Malay, Mandarin, Tamil and English are the 4 official languages in Singapore. The national language shall be the Malay language and shall be in the Roman script.

Religions: Buddhism 33.3%, Islam 14.7%, Christianity 11.3%, Taoism 10.9%, Catholicism 7.1%, Hinduism 5.1%, other religions 0.7%, none 16.9% (Statistics Singapore, Census of Population 2010)

Highest Point: Bukit Timah Hill at 163.63m

Climate: Tropical. It’s hot and sunny all year, with two monsoon seasons (December to March and June to September) bringing heavy rains

International country code: +65

Internet country code: .sg

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