Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Quality of Life Project - Singapore
Transcript of Quality of Life Project - Singapore
Independence: August 9th, 1965
Total Area: 710 km squared
Population 2012: 5.13 million
Population density: 7225.3 people per km squared!
Climate: tropical, hot, humid, rainy
2 Monsoon seasons.
Capital: Singapore city, "the lion city"
100% urban population.
Example of "environmental change."
$1 SGD = $0.83 CAD
Bus+MRT: $150 SGD OR $123.97 CAD
Private car: $150,000 $SGD/124,004.70 CAD
Plus government taxes.
Excellent health care system, $100-200 SGD/$83-$165 CAD per month.
Hospitalization: $30-$3,000 SGD/$25-$2,480 CAD
Owning property can be expensive.
80% Singaporeans live in HDB flats.
Represents the courage, strength, and wisdom of the Singaporeans.
Red - Represents brotherhood and equality
White - Represents purity and virtue
Waxing crescent moon - Represents a young nation
The Merlion: Represents courage, strength and wisdom.
Economy depends heavily on exports.
Exports: HK SAR-11.6%, Malaysia-11.5%, China-9.7%
Machinery, pharmaceuticals, refined petroleum products
Imports: US-11.9%, Malaysia-11.6%, China-10.5%
Machinery, mineral fuels, chemicals, foodstuffs, consumer goods
Current President: Tony Tan
Elected August 27, 2011
Next election: August 27, 2017
Suffrage: 21 years of age
Government system: Parliamentary republic
Cost of Living in 2012
Known for it's wide variety of food.
With eating breakfast/dinner at home and occasional weekend outings, the monthly food budget is: $600-$1000 SGD/$496-$827 CAD.
Largest Ferris wheel in the world, with a height of 165 m!
2.5 km, Singapore's main commercial street.
Famous Places/Tourist Attractions
Popular island resort, famous for it's merlion tower.
Quality of Life?
Easy country to adjust to.
Excellent transportation, economy, government, health-care and education system.
Scores high on safety.
Clean, healthy, and modern environment.
Even though Singapore has a high cost of living and a lack of sport facilities and entertainment, it is definitely one of the best countries to live in!
76.8% Chinese, Malay 13.9%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4%.
Buddhist 42.5%, Muslim 14.9%, Hindu 4%, Catholic 4.8%, Christian 9.8%, other 0.7%, none 14.8%
Official Languages: Malay, English, Tamil, Mandarin
GDP per capita: 53,591
Literacy rate: 96.1%
Life expectancy: 81.2 years
$1 CAD = $1.21 SGD
Birth rate: 7.72
Death rate: 3.41
Natural Increase: 4.31
Net Migration: 15.62 immigrants/1,000 people.