International rankings of Singapore

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The following are some international rankings of Singapore.

Cities[edit]

Singapore is a city-state.

  • General rankings
    • Singapore is ranked third among Asian countries in 2014 on Gallup's Potential Net Migration Index.[1]
  • FutureBrand: Country Brand Index 2012-13, ranked 14 out of 102 brands (ranked 4 in the Asia-Pacific region)[2]
    • Country Brand – Environmental friendliness, ranked 13 out of 102 brands
    • Country Brand – Stable legal environment, ranked 13 out of 102 brands
    • Country Brand – Education system, ranked 9 out of 102 brands
    • Country Brand – Shopping, ranked 10 out of 102 brands
  • Most expensive cities
    • Economist Intelligence Unit: Cost of Living Survey 2014, ranked 1 out of 140 cities in the world [3]
    • Mercer: Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2014, ranked 4 out of 211 cities [4]
  • Population of urban area: Ranked 66 (2014)
  • Singapore ranked as Asia’s top City of Opportunity and third amongst 30 cities worldwide by PricewaterhouseCoopers.[5]

Communications[edit]

Main article: Media of Singapore

Demographics[edit]

Economy[edit]

The Central Business District, photographed on 22 May 2009
Main article: Economy of Singapore

Education[edit]

  • Times Higher Education placed National University of Singapore (NUS) at number 21 among the top 100 universities in the world and 13th in the Engineering & Technology category.
  • Financial Times ranked National University of Singapore's Executive MBA 11th Globally in 2009.
  • In the QS World University Rankings 2014, National University of Singapore (NUS) is ranked 22nd globally (7th in Engineering and Technology, 9th in Social Sciences and Management, 13th in Natural Sciences and 13th in Arts and Humanities) while Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is ranked 39th position worldwide (9th in Engineering and Technology).[23]

Energy[edit]

Environment[edit]

A tembusu tree (Fagraea fragrans) at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Geography[edit]

Globalization[edit]

Healthcare[edit]

  • Singapore is ranked No. 2 in 2010 on World Health Organization’s World Health Statistic’s Infant Mortality Rate.[32]
  • Singapore is ranked 3 out of 55 countries on Health Infrastructure ranking in International Institute for Management Development’s (IMD) World Competitiveness Yearbook 2010.[33]

Labour[edit]

  • Singapore is ranked 7th in the world and 2nd in Asia for having the most motivated workforce.[34]
  • Singapore is among the top 5 in Asia for the best skilled labour.[34]
  • Singapore's labour regulations are the most business conducive in Asia.[34]
  • Singapore immigration laws for foreign talent highly regarded for being business-centric.[34]
  • Singapore is ranked 59 out of 142 countries on the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report.[35]

Military[edit]

Politics and law[edit]

Main article: Politics of Singapore

Society[edit]

Technology[edit]

Transportation[edit]

  • Singapore Airlines
    • 2015 JACDEC Airline Safety Ranking 2015 Singapore Airlines gets a ranking on the 29th place (out of 60 major airlines).[44]
    • 2014 Randstad Award: Singapore Airlines has been awarded the title of Singapore’s most attractive employer for the third year running.[45]
    • Business Traveller (UK Based): 2014 Best Asian Airline, Best Economy Class and Best Cabin Staff.[46]
    • Business Traveller (Germany): 2014 Best Airline[47]
    • Business Traveller (Middle East): 2014 Best Asian Airline Serving the Middle East (13th consecutive year)[48]
    • Business Traveller (Asia Pacific): 2014 Best Airline (23rd consecutive year), Best Asia-Pacific Airline, Best Airline First Class, Best Airline Business Class, Best Airline Economy Class, Best Airline In-flight Catering [49]
    • AB Road (Japan): 2014 Overall Best Airline (3rd consecutive year) and Best In-flight meals[50]
    • Northern Light 2014 Award (Scandinavia): Best travel Company in the Nordic region (2nd consecutive year)[51]
    • BusinessInsider.com (USA): 2014 Best Airline in the world (2nd year)[52]
    • AirlineRatings.com (Australia): 2014 Airline Excellence Awards and Best Long Haul Airline – Asia / Pacific[53]
    • Fortune Magazine (USA): 2014 Top 50 World’s Most Admired Companies (Ranked 18th)[54]
    • Forbes Korea Best Brand Awards 2014: Best International Airline[55]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Worldwide Cost of Living survey 2014 – City ranking, Mercer, 1 April 2014, retrieved 1 April 2014 ; S'pore 5th most expensive city .
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