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 Singapore
All information: Singapore
 
 United States
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Area:719 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:5,704,000 328,240,000
Official language:Chinese English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1965 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Singapore Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:7,932.6 33.4
Life expectancy males:81.0 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:85.4 years 81.1 years
Average age:38.1 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:8.80 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:5.00 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:11.80 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:90 75
Civil rights:90 96
Health:72 68
Security:100 65
Climate:41 64
Cost of Living:43 36
Popularity:90 92


Economy

Currency:Singapore Dollar (1 SGD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.1 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:0.57 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:122.40 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:21.00 % 36.60 %
Average income:53,229 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:85 (good) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:332,347 Mio €58.27 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:303,582 Mio €53.23 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:576,697 M €101.11 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:484,016 M €84.86 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:3,500 km0.61 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Harbours:3,4330.602 3,6730.011
Airports:90.002 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:47.69 bn kWh8.36 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:48.66 bn kWh8.53 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:37.54 m t6,581.04 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+65 +1
Internet domain:.sg .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:2,001,000351 109,961,000335
Mobile phones:8,568,4001,502 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:1,960,000344 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:5,028,588882 286,441,872873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:2.40 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.31 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.5 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.04 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.5 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:79.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:16.5 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Singapore and United States

Daytime temperatures:31.5 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:25.1 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:27.8 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:84 % 67 %
Rain days per year:136.8 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.7 7.2


Native languages

English:29.8 % 82.1 %
Chinese:50.8 % 0.9 %
Malay:11.9 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Tamil:4.4 % n/a
Hakka:1.2 % n/a
Hindi:1.2 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.7 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:18.1 % 78.5 %
Buddhism:33.9 % 0.7 %
nondenominational:16.4 % n/a
Islam:14.3 % 1.1 %
Taoism:11.3 % n/a
Hinduism:5.2 % 1.0 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
other:0.8 % 15.3 %