Official Name: Republic of Singapore
Capital: Singapore
Population: 4,740,737 (July 2011 est.)
Population Growth Rate: 0.817% (2011 est.)
Current Local Time: 15 hrs ahead of PST in summer and 16 hrs ahead of PST in winter (there is no daylight saving in Singapore). Click here to view time.
Languages: Mandarin (official) 35%, English (official) 23%, Malay (official) 14.1%, Tamil (official) 3.2%
Climate/Weather: Click here for 5-day forecast.
Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD) Click here to go to currency converter.

Major exports: machinery and equipment (including electronics), consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and other chemicals, mineral fuels
Total exports: $358.4 billion (2010 est.)

Major imports: machinery and equipment, mineral fuels, chemicals, foodstuffs, consumer goods
Total imports: $310.4 billion (2010 est.)

Leading markets: Malaysia 11.9%, Hong Kong 11.7%, China 10.4%, Indonesia 9.4%, US 6.5%, Japan 4.7%, South Korea 4.1% (2010)
Leading suppliers: Malaysia 11.7%, US 11.5%, China 10.8%, Japan 7.9%, South Korea 5.8%, Indonesia 5.4% (2010)

Gross Domestic Product: $291.9 billion (2010 est.)
GDP growth: 14.5% (2010 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook (



Singapore World Bank Data Charts: GNI per capita,education, infrastructure, external debt, labor & social protection, literacy rate, CO2 emissions, mortality rate, etc

World Bank Country Profile: Comprehensive information on demographics, environment, economy, technology, infrastructure, trade and finance.

CIA World Factbook: Basic information, covering geography, population, government, economy, etc.

U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Singapore

Currency Converter: Contains currency information on 180 currencies in over 250 geographical locations.

Local Time: Current time in Singapore city, Singapore.

Population Clock

Foreign Entry Requirements: For U.S. citizens traveling on tourism/business.

Medical Information for Travelers: Medical resources for Americans traveling abroad.

Directory of Private Hospitals in Singapore

Singapore National Website: General information on Singapore. For more information on population, economy, health, transportation, etc.

World Bank Projects in Singapore

Transportation Profile: Information for various modes of transportation in Laos.

•Ground Transportation from Singapore Airport


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