Average IQ in Singapore
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Population size: Approx. 5.7 million
Life expectancy: Around 83.6 years
Birth rate: About 8.4 births per 1,000 population
Average age of the population: Approx. 42 years
Percentage of the urban population: Singapore is essentially a city-state, so close to 100%
Average salary: Roughly SGD 67,152 per annum (median gross monthly income is around SGD 4,534 in 2020).
Unemployment rate: Around 3.5% (2021 estimate)
Inflation rate: Approximately 0.4% for 2021
Level of investment in science and technology as a percentage of GDP: Singapore consistently invests a significant amount, with a target of 3% of GDP.
Educational and cultural indicator
Percentage distribution of education levels: In 2020, about 54% of residents aged 25-34 attained a university degree.
Number of educational institutions per 10,000 population: Specific data not readily available, but Singapore has several renowned institutions and universities.
Average expenditure on education: Education expenditure is around 3% of GDP.
Duration of education: Typically, primary education (6 years), secondary (4 or 5 years), followed by junior college/polytechnic/ITE.
Percentage of the population with internet access: Over 90%.
Percentage of literate population: Estimated at 97.65%.
Percentage of the population with higher education: More than 50% of the younger generation has tertiary qualifications.
Number of scientific publications per 10,000 population: Specific data not readily available.
Number of libraries or cultural centers per 10,000 population: There are numerous libraries under the National Library Board, but specific numbers per 10,000 residents might not be readily available.
Scientific and research indicators
Number of scientists and researchers per 10,000 population: Specific data not readily available.
Proportion of the population engaged in research and development activities: Singapore is home to numerous R&D facilities and has seen a growing number of researchers, but exact percentages might not be readily available.