||3.53 million (1999 estimate)
||Chinese (77.3%); Malay (14.1%); Indian (7.3%); others (1.3%)
||Malay is the national language. Chinese (Mandarin), Malay, Tamil and English are the official languages. English is the language of administration while Singlish is widely used which is a Singaporean version of English with its own grammar.
||91.1% of total population
||Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Taoist, and Confucian
||GMT + 8 hours, same as Hong Kong
||220-240 volts, 50 cycles. Wall outlets are for three- or two-pronged plugs.
||Visitors entering Singapore must have passports valid for six months from the time of their arrival. Visas are not required for stays of up to two weeks for Commonwealth citizens, British passport holders, and citizens of the Republic of Ireland.
||The Singapore dollar (S$) is divided into 100 cents. Foreign exchange facilities area is available at the airport, hotels, large department stores, and authorized money changers.
||Major international credit cards such as Visa, Diners Club, Bankard, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted in major establishments.