People and Society in Singapore

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.)
rank:
114
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Age structure
0-14 years:
13.8% (male 338,419/female 314,704)
15-64 years:
77% (male 1,774,444/female 1,874,985)
65 years and over:
9.2% (male 196,101/female 242,084) (2011 est.)
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Median age
total:
33.5 years
male:
33.4 years
female:
33.6 years (2012 est.)
Population growth rate
1.993% (2012 est.)
rank:
51
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Birth rate
7.72 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
219
Death rate
3.41 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
rank:
212
Net migration rate
15.62 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
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.)
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Maternal mortality rate
3 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
rank:
182
Infant mortality rate
total:
2.65 deaths/1,000 live births
rank:
219
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
rank:
4
male:
81.47 years
female:
86.2 years (2012 est.)
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Total fertility rate
0.78 children born/woman (2012 est.)
rank:
222
Health expenditures
3.9% of GDP (2009)
rank:
167
Physicians density
1.833 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Hospital bed density
3.14 beds/1,000 population (2008)
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HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.1% (2009 est.)
rank:
152
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
3,400 (2009 est.)
rank:
127
HIV/AIDS - deaths
fewer than 100 (2009 est.)
rank:
130
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
6.9% (2004)
rank:
61
Children under the age of 5 years underweight
3.3% (2000)
rank:
102
Education expenditures
3% of GDP (2009)
rank:
132
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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%
rank:
87
male:
9.9%
female:
16.6% (2009)
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