On the average,every family was likely to have one or two children.The birth rate of 30 per 1000 of the population in 1965 fell to a low of 17 per 1000 in 1965.If the birth rate had continue to fall at that rate the population will only reach it peak of 3 million. The warning alert come in 1989 and since then,the policy has changed. Between 1965 and this year,Singapore population grew from 1.9 million to 5.5 million.However,as Singapore’s economic is
Annual GDP rate has been growth by 6.3% in average from the period of 2004 to 2013. GDP per capita The GDP per capita is obtained by dividing the country’s gross domestic product, adjusted by inflation, by the total population. Singapore 's economy has been ranked as the most open in the world; least corrupt, most pro-business, with low tax rates (14.2% of GDP) and has the third highest per-capita GDP in the world. According form the third Graph, GDP per capita in Singapore is equal to 298 percent of the world 's average. Government’s measures to achieve the economic performance Since Singapore does not own any natural resources, government needs to invite investment and economy consumer to spend in Singapore from other country.
This year, there is a rise of 7 percent in Singapore GDP to 3.1 percent in the third quarter. It is shown that there is a rise of 2.8 percent in the third quarter from last year (Trading Economics, 2014). Singapore public housing has been the bedrock of Singapore 's asset-ownership programme.
The one-child policy forces the families to have just one child for the rest of their life and in this way, China had the ability to control its huge population. (Hays, 2008) When the policy first applied, it helped to decrease the population growth down to 1.3 million and the most changes in the birth rates were between 1970 and 1980 when the rate of birth dropped from 44 per 1000 to 18 per 1000 and it prevented around 300 million births. In addition, the policy was one of the reason of china’s economy growth and that increased the standard living in
Government intervention in private affairs refers to regulatory actions taken by a government in order to affect or interfere with decisions made by individuals. First of all, I agree with the statement that government intervention in private affairs is always undesirable. Firstly, many consider it as an intrusion into personal choice as the government tries to intervene into private affairs. Besides that, people consider it to be a human rights violation. However, there are still positive sides to government intervention and this essay aims to examine whether government intervention in private affairs is always undesirable.
The Chinese government has tried to find a solution to the problem of increasing population. Therefore, in 1979 they introduced the one child policy that worked well in controlling the population and raised the living standards by keeping growth rates down. Moreover, the access to natural resources increased
Introduction Singapore is widely regarded by the global community as a developed nation. As a city-state with no natural resources and humble beginnings as a small fishing village, it may seem nothing short of a miracle that Singapore is where it is today, as these circumstances have not stopped Singapore from achieving high economic growth, boasting one of the world’s highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita. These accomplishments can be accounted to several key milestones in Singapore’s past that have influenced the country’s policy-making decisions, such as the introduction of free trade in Singapore, as well as principles of governance left from its colonial days under the British. Free Trade in Singapore One of the most important
After his passing September 9, 1976 a group of scientists lead by Song Jian (a ballistic missile specialist) produced demographic projections proving it necessary for the nation's population rate to decrease in 1979. This is where the implementation of the one-child policy arose, as Song Jian’s population prospects made the government aware that the population size had become untenable (Whyte et al.,
In modern society, governing bodies of countries commonly carry out various forms of government intervention. Government intervention is defined as regulatory actions taken by a government in order to affect decisions made by individuals, groups or organisations. The nature of government intervention means that governments ultimately have to interfere in the private affairs of citizens, both in terms of their autonomy and their wellbeing. As it is the responsibility of the government to protect the national interest of the country, government intervention is a necessary practice to encourage progress and the collective good of the nation. Both active and passive intervention can be evaluated under various ethical principles, and its ultimate
This applies to their right to seek and get safe abortions. Currently many states across the United States pose restrictions upon abortion that makes it very difficult and virtually impossible for certain women to get them. Acknowledging the fact that all restrictions can’t be lifted, restrictions that hinder the rights of women and are irrational should be lifted. These restrictions include the gestational limits, public funding, coverage by insurance and refusal. These restrictions should be lifted because it infringes the rights of women.