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Profile of Singapore

General Information

Population

 3,163,500

Area

 647.5 square kilometers 

Official Languages

 Malay, Chinese (Mandarin), Tamil and English

Government

Head of State

 President

Head of Government

 Prime Minister

Legislature

 President and Parliament

Executive

 The elected President

Judiciary

 Supreme Court and the Subordinate Courts.

National Economy

Gross National Product

 143,981.3($m), 1999

Per Capital Income

 $36,979, 1999

Growth rate

 5.4, 1999

Imports

 188,141.6 ($m), 1999

Exports

 194,289.6 ($m), 1999

Trading Partners

 US, EU, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Japan

People

Ethnic Composition

 largely descendants of immigrants from the Malay Peninsula, China, the Indian sub-continent and Sri Lanka.

Birth Rate

 12.8 (Per 1,000 Population), 1999

Death Rate

 4.5 (Per 1,000 Population), 1999

Infant Mortality

 3.2 (Per 1,000 Population), 1999

Life Expectancy

 Males : 75.6 Females : 79.6, 1999

Information provided by the Singapore Department of Statistics

World Statistics


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