Singapore Basic Facts

 

 
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Population 2009........................ .........................4,657,000

GDP per capita 2008 (PPP, US$)..........51,500
GDP 2008 (PPP method, US$ billions)................234.8
Unemployment.....................................................................2,2%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.9
Labor force (%) .......1.6

Total Area...................................................................246.7 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ..............................100
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 76
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 4
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................14
Access to safe water (% of population) ...................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................9