International rankings of Singapore

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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
  • Singapore is ranked first worldwide for the ease of doing business by the World Bank for 2012, consecutively for 7 years.[5]
  • Singapore is ranked the 3rd most competitive country in the world.[6]

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.[21]
  • Most expensive cities
    • Economist Intelligence Unit: Cost of Living Survey 2014, ranked 1 out of 140 cities in the world [22]
    • Mercer: Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2014, ranked 4 out of 211 cities [23]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Singapore has the world's fastest Internet: Akamai". Dec 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Blanke, Jennifer (23 March 2015). "Global Information Technology Report 2014". Global Information Technology Report 2014. World Economic Forum. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Country comparison: Total fertility rate, The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 2009, retrieved 16 August 2009 .
  4. ^ "Where are the world's most cosmopolitan cities?". CityMetric, New Statesman. 19 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Singapore expects less investment in 2013". Investvine.com. 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 
  6. ^ IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014
  7. ^ Maierbrugger, Arno (14 June 2013). "Singapore priciest Asian city for visitors". Inside Investor. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  8. ^ Summary: Human Development Report 2014: Overcoming Barriers: Human Mobility and Development (PDF), New York, N.Y.: United Nations Development Programme, 2009, p. 12, archived from the original (PDF) on 26 October 2009 ; Human Development Report 2009: Overcoming Barriers: Human Mobility and Development (PDF), Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York, N.Y.: Palgrave Macmillan for the United Nations Development Programme, 2009, p. 143, ISBN 978-0-230-23904-3 ; "S'pore is 23rd most developed country", Today, p. 17, 6 October 2009, archived from the original on 6 November 2009 ; Neo Chai Chin (14 October 2009), Migration good, says Mahbubani: Govt policies can ensure best outcomes for migrants, citizens, archived from the original on 5 November 2009 .
  9. ^ Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013, World Economic Forum, 7 May 2013, retrieved 14 November 2014 .
  10. ^ UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
  11. ^ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2246rank.html
  12. ^ countryCode=sn&rankAnchorRow=#sn Country comparison: Oil – consumption Check |url= value (help), The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 2012, retrieved 14 November 2014 .
  13. ^ Field listing: Total renewable water resources, The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 2009, retrieved 16 August 2009 .
  14. ^ Saamah Abdallah [et al.] (2009), The (un)Happy Planet Index 2.0: Why Good Lives Don't Have to Cost the Earth (PDF), London: New Economics Foundation, p. 61, ISBN 978-1-904882-55-8, retrieved 6 July 2009 ; "Costa Ricans the 'happiest worldwide'", The Straits Times, p. A17, 6 July 2009 .
  15. ^ Millennium Development Goals Indicators: The Official United Nations Site for the MDG Indicators, United Nations, 2006, retrieved 16 August 2009 .
  16. ^ Country comparison: Area, The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 2009, retrieved 16 August 2009 .
  17. ^ YASMINA, BEKHOUCHE (23 March 2015). "WEF Global Gender Gap Report 2014". The Global Gender Gap Index 2014. World Economic Forum. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  18. ^ http://worldjusticeproject.org/rule-law-around-world
  19. ^ The Economist Intelligence Unit's Index of Democracy 2008 (PDF), 2008, archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2008, retrieved 16 August 2009 .
  20. ^ https://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2017/08/17/16-poor-singapore-rankings-that-you-probably-didnt-know/.
  21. ^ Gallup Potential Net Migration Index
  22. ^ Economist Intelligence Unit Cost of Living Survey 2014: Singapore named the world's most expensive city., 1 April 2014 .
  23. ^ 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 .