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Singapore
Summary statistics
Region South-eastern Asia  
Currency Singaporean Dollar (SGD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 714  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 5188  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 7263.0  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Singapore (5188)  
United Nations membership date 21 September 1965  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 259850  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 227382  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 125429  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 4.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 14.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 7.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 50087.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 44704.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 29402.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 49009.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 43926.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 27428.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 23.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 24.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 21.1  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 1.30 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 1.29 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 1.66 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 56989  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 55509  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 26869  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 123  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 117  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 103  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 103  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 95  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 88  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 95  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 88  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 1.9 Refers to the residents (Singaporean citizens and permanent residents).  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 2.1 Refers to the residents (Singaporean citizens and permanent residents).  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 2.8 Refers to the residents (Singaporean citizens and permanent residents). 2006.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ... June. Data refer to permanent residents. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Refers to manufacturing and construction only.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 21.8 June. Data refer to permanent residents. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Refers to manufacturing and construction only. 2009. 
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 21.7 June. Data refer to permanent residents. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Refers to manufacturing and construction only.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ... June. Data refer to permanent residents. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Includes mining and quarrying, electricity, gas and water supply and activities not classifiable by economic activity.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.1 June. Data refer to permanent residents. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Includes mining and quarrying, electricity, gas and water supply and activities not classifiable by economic activity. 2009. 
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 1.1 June. Data refer to permanent residents. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Includes mining and quarrying, electricity, gas and water supply and activities not classifiable by economic activity.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 56.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 56.7  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 53.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 76.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 77.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 77.3  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 10390  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 9161  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 7079  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 188.4  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 184.4  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 146.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 75.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 71.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 61.0  
Exports (million US$) 2011 409503.6  
Imports (million US$) 2011 365770.5  
Balance (million US$) 2011 43733.1  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 Malaysia (12.2), China, Hong Kong SAR (11.0), Indonesia (10.4)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 United States (10.8), Malaysia (10.7), China (10.4)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.0  
Urban population (%) 2012 100.0  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 16.2  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 16.4/14.6  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 101.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.7/78.9  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 1.9  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.4  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 62.0 Age group 15 to 44 years. 1997.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 1966.9/40.7  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 3  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 3.3  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 49.6  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 0.5/1.0  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 23.5  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 275  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 3.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 31869/6.5  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 4344.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 2150  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 23.9/30.9  
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