International rankings of Singapore

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The following are some international rankings of Singapore.

Communications[edit]

  • Singapore has the world's fastest average peak Internet speed (Akamai, December, 2015).[1]
  • Singapore ranked 2nd out of 144 countries in the Global Information Technology Report 2014 by the World Economic Forum.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Economy[edit]

The Central Area, photographed on 22 May 2009

Education[edit]

  • Ranked 1 in the 2015 OECD global education report

Energy[edit]

  • CIA World Factbook: refined petroleum consumption 2015, ranked 18 out of 215 countries[11]
  • CIA World Factbook: oil consumption 2012, ranked 78 out of 211 countries[12]

Environment[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

Labour[edit]

Military[edit]

Politics and law[edit]

Technology[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Singapore is ranked third among Asian countries in 2014 on Gallup's Potential Net Migration Index.[22]
  • Most expensive cities
    • Economist Intelligence Unit: Cost of Living Survey 2014, ranked 1 out of 140 cities in the world [23]
    • Mercer: Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2014, ranked 4 out of 211 cities [24]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  10. ^ UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
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  17. ^ Country comparison: Area, The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 2009, retrieved 16 August 2009.
  18. ^ YASMINA, BEKHOUCHE (23 March 2015). "WEF Global Gender Gap Report 2014". The Global Gender Gap Index 2014. World Economic Forum. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
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  21. ^ "16 "poor" Singapore rankings that you probably didn't know?". 17 August 2017.
  22. ^ Inc., Gallup,. "Potential Net Migration Index Declines in Many Countries".
  23. ^ Economist Intelligence Unit Cost of Living Survey 2014: Singapore named the world's most expensive city, 1 April 2014.
  24. ^ Worldwide Cost of Living survey 2014 – City ranking, Mercer, 1 April 2014, archived from the original on 25 July 2011, retrieved 1 April 2014; S'pore 5th most expensive city, archived from the original on 25 July 2011.