Singapore – GENERAL INFORMATION – Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Full name: Singapore  

Nationality 

        noun: Singaporean(s)        adjective: Singapore

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Area          total: 692.7 sq km        land: 682.7 sq km        water: 10 sq km

Population: 4,425,720 (July 2005 est.)

Ethnic groups: Chinese 76.7%, Malay 14%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4%

Capital: Singapore, population 3,950,000 

Official Language: Chinese (official), Malay (official and national), Tamil (official), English (official) 

Religion: Buddhist (Chinese), Muslim (Malays), Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Taoist, Confucianist  

Political system: parliamentary republic

GDP: purchasing power parity – $120.9 billion (2004 est.)  

GDP per head: purchasing power parity – $27,800 (2004 est.)  


Annual growth:
 8.1% (2004 est.)  

GDP – composition by sector
        agriculture: 0% negligible

        industry: 32.6%        services: 67.4% (2004 est.)

Inflation: 1.7% (2004 est.)

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