Singapore is a cultural hub for many Chinese, Indian, Malay and British immigrants and is famous for its materialistic atmosphere. Living here is quite costly as compared to many other countries of the world. The recent Mercer cost of Living survey noted it as being the eighth most expensive country in the world and third most expensive country in Asia after Tokyo and Osaka. It even comes before Hong Kong. In Singapore, people are driven by thing like, cash, car, credit card, country club yesterday. People here have a yearning to excel at a very young age. But despite this stress, the Survey branded Singapore as the best place in Asia to offer quality living.
Here are few of the factors that influence the lifestyle of the people in Singapore.
- Economic Culture: With having one of the busiest Ports in the world, Singapore boasts of having a competitive, corruption free, open business environment. Previously it was only an exporter of electronics and chemicals, but with the modernization of everything, it has developed places like bio-medical hub and other research centers, banking and financial head. In recent times, it has also seen a boom in its tourist’s number, most of them visiting for the sole purpose of health care.
- Health Culture:
Singaporeans are lucky here. They enjoy the best environment for living healthy and having lots of nutrition than any other country in Asia. They are renowned for having high class health infrastructures, technological advancement related to any field in medicine, advanced doctors and specialists in this film. Citizens as well as tourists are provided with affordable health care and support system by the government. Besides these, the people in themselves are effectively health conscious, having perfect living environment, clean roads, proper garbage disposal, pollution free atmosphere, etc. they encourage healthy lifestyle and diet and proper understanding of the need to stay hygienic, with fines for matters as simple as failing to flush the toilet.
- Socio- Cultural Environment:
Singapore’s lifestyle is a multicultural, multi-lingual hub with ethnic communities maintaining their culture and unique ways of life. It’s an amazing cocktail of the many ways in which each community showcase their culture. Having done that, Singapore doesn’t have just one but many cultures to travel. The people of Singapore are an all total different matter. They are honest, highly disciplined, and extremely hardworking and they love to enjoy each day like a festive season. They respect seniority, social norms and authority. However, it is also a well disciplined and lawful country. No sort of crime is entertained in the country and any sort of illegal act is immediately subdued and punished severely.
- The Education System:
Singapore puts lots of emphasis on its education system. Both public and private education system is above the normal standards with many Singaporean students winning in International competitions. These are mainly because of the upgraded system they follow, updating the syllabus with the changing times, highly competitive environment, excellent teaching and faculty, etc. all account to the success of the students as well as the country.