Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree (137 kilometers) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 square kilometers).
Measures of Freedom
2018 Overall score: 8.65, Rank: 2
2019: 7.98, Rank: 48, Personal Freedom: 7.39, Economic Freedom: 8.81
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 51, Political Rights: 4, Civil Liberties: 4
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