Facts & Figures


Infocomm Industry

  2012 2013
Infocomm Industry Revenue (S$billion) 113.29 148.1
Domestic Revenue (%) 31.3 27.3
Export Revenue (%) 68.7 72.7

Infocomm Manpower

  2012 2013
Infocomm Manpower 144,300 146,700
Annual Growth (%) 1.0 1.7

Infocomm Usage

Households and Individuals

2012 2013
Households with Internet access (%) 84 87
Individuals who are Internet users (%) 72 -


Business Broadband Adoption (%) 2012 2013
Overall 80 86
< 10 Employees 77 82
10 to 49 Employees 89 94
50 to 199 Employees 97 100
200 & Above Employees 100 100

Postal Services

  Mar 2014 Jun 2014
Domestic Mail 165,640,000 167,492,000
International Mail 31,356,000


Residential Broadband

A basic 512kbps line works fine for regular e-mail and Web browsing but tech-savvy households with multiple members engaging in huge file downloads, online games, video streaming and more will need a lot more bandwidth. With over a dozen broadband Internet plans offering a wide spectrum of prices and speeds, consumers may find it a challenge to choose the right plan.


SMS Performance Measurement

IDA has decided to conduct half-yearly tests on the performance for the Short Message Service (SMS) provided by Public Cellular Mobile Telephone Service (PCMTS) operators and to publish the survey results on the IDA website for public information. This is in recognition of the increasing importance and widespread use of SMS as a means of communication amongst users in Singapore. The objective of the SMS Performance Test is to ascertain the end-to-end response time of SMS across local mobile networks.


4G Service Monitoring

IDA has decided to conduct quarterly measurement surveys on the performance of the 4G services provided by the mobile operators and to publish the survey results on the IDA website for public information. The objective of the 4G monitoring exercise is to increase transparency of mobile operator’s 4G service coverage performance and hence, consumers’ awareness on the quality of 4G services.


Singapore Economy Key Indicators

The Singapore Department of Statistics' website provides a snapshot of the Singapore economy and population based on data for the latest available year. Annual indicators such as GDP, employment, productivity, inflation and major sectors of the economy are presented. It also includes vital statistics on the population.


Singapore's Ranking in Infocomm

Singapore has consistently performed well in global and regional infocomm rankings, especially in the area of e-government where it has topped international studies such as the Waseda University World e-Government ranking. It has also emerged among the leading countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report which measures the impact of ICT on the development process and the competitiveness of nations.