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Singapore Research Task Essay

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Geography Research Task/Extended Essay Zac Smits Singapore is located in the Southern-most extremity of the Malay Peninsula (approximately 124km north of the equator). It comprises of one main island and 57 smaller islands covering a total of 620km2. Singapore has high temperatures, humidity and rainfall all year round and is described as tropical. It has an open economy with strong manufacturing sectors and excellent international trading. Here is. A world map (with Singapore highlighted) A Topographical Map of Singapore The Singaporean Flag Singapore has a population of 4,177,000 Here is a table of some recent figures.POPULATION (MID YEAR ESTIMATES) & AREA 2000 Total Population1 ('000) 4,017.7 Annual Growth (%) 1.7 Singapore Residents1 ('000) 3,263.2 Annual Growth (%) 1.3 Below 15 yrs ('000) 700.8 15 - 64 yrs ('000) 2,324.8 65 yrs & over ('000) 237.6 Median Age2 (Yrs) 34 Dependency Ratio2, 3 (%) 40.4 Sex Ratio2 (Males per 1,000 Females) 998 Population Density (Per Sq Km) 5,885 Land Area (Sq Km) 682.7 Here is a population pyramid of Singapore in the Year 2000.Singapore has the lowest infant mortality rate in the world, as a result of their high standard of living and health care. Their infant mortality rate of 2.5 per 1,000 live births in 2000 was the lowest ever recorded in Singapore. In 1990, the rate was 6.6 per 1,000 live births.Infant Mortality Rate, 2000 One area of concern is the fertility rate. Fertility remained below the replacement level of 2.1 children per woman throughout the 1990s. The total fertility rate fell steadily from 1.8 children per woman in 1990 to 1.5 in 1999, before rising slightly to 1.6 in 2000. This may be because there are fewer males to females in the population. (998 males -> 1000 females) Total Fertility Rate Here is a table of world life expectancies. As you can see, Singapore is one of the highest in the world. With advancements in medical sciences and improvements in living standards, Singaporeans are living longer lives.Life Expectancy at Birth, 2000 SELECTED COUNTRIES BY LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH AND PROPORTION OF POPULATION AGED 65 YEARS AND OVER Countries Life expectancy at birth, 1995-20001 (years) Proportion of Population aged 65 & over (%) 19982 20303 Growth p.a.Japan 80 16 26 1.6 Canada 79 12 23 2.0 Switzerland 79 16 26 1.5 Sweden 79 17 22 0.9 Hong Kong 78 10 28 3.2 Spain 78 16 26 1.5 Australia 78 12 19 1.4 France 78 16 24 1.3 Singapore 77 7 19 3.1 USA 77 13 20 1.3 New Zealand 77 12 17 1.1 United Kingdom 77 16 22 1.0 Denmark 76 16 21 0.8 South Korea 72 6 17 3.3 Malaysia 72 4 10 2.8 China 70 6 14 2.7 Thailand 69 5 14 3.3 Philippines 68 4 8 2.3 Indonesia 65 4 10 2.8 India 63 5 10 2.0 Sources (except for Singapore): 1 United Nations World Population 1998 2 Population Reference Bureau, World Population Data Sheet 1998 3 The Sex and Age Distribution of the World Populations, The 1996 Revision Singapore has a net migration rat of 26.8migrant(s)/ 1000population. This is mainly from the...

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