Singapore Pest Analysis

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INTRODUCTION Singapore is small heavily urbanised island, city state in South East Asia with land area 276.5sq miles (716.1) km. It is located at the end of Malayan peninsula between Malaysia and Indonesia. The mainland of Singapore measures 50 kilometres (31mi) from east to west and26 kilometres (16mi) from north to south with 193 kilometres (120mi) of coastline. Singapore is separated from Indonesia by the Singapore Strait and from Malaysia by the Strait of Johor Singapore’s economy is one of the most open and thus competitive, markets in the world. Singapore dates back to the third century. Singapore rose in importance during the 14th century until it was destroyed by the Acehnese raiders in 1613. During the World…show more content…
This is due to the fact that Singapore has Gross National Income per capita above US$ 12,746. This is to say that Singapore ranks in the first world and it is a developed economy. The present GDP, according to World Bank (2013) is 297.9 billion USD. In 1970, the GDP was very low. it was less than 2billion USD. Then it grew to 100 billion in 1999, 200 billion USD in 2010. Its GNI according to world bank is 414.9 billion PPP dollars.

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX AND RANK POSITION (1960-2013) The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy at birth, mean average years of schooling, expected years of schooling, Gross national income per capita are used to rank countries human
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A rate above 2 children shows an increase in population and it could show to an extent a reduction in mortality rate of the country and a rate below 2 children show a reduction in the population of a country and to an extent it shows an increase in mortality rate
YEARS 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 VALUE 1.16 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.1 1.11 0.78
Source: CIA world fact book.
LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH This shows the number of years a newborn baby or infant would live if the prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of birth were to stay the same throughout its life. Figures indicated by WHO reveals that Singapore has the fourth best life expectancy in the world. This is because females and males are expected to live for 85 and 80 years respectively. This is shown in the data published by the WHO in April, 2011 with male and female value 80.1 and 84.6 respectively and a total of 82.3.
Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Singapore 80.05 80.17 80.29 80.42 81.53 81.62 81.71 81.8 81.89 81.98 82.06 82.14 83.75
Source: CIA world fact book.

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