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Singapore has second highest GDP in Asia in 1968

Posted by singaporege2011 on April 27, 2011

The Singapore Miracle, page 11

Singapore had one of the highest living standards in South East Asia, boasted by the PAP government in 1963.

Living in one of Asia’s most developed centres, Singaporeans were more affluent than most other Asians, as per capita income and other statistics reveal.

In 1968, Singapore’s per capita income was US$751, second only to Japan’s, which was US$1,405. Indonesia’s per capita income for 1969 was US$80, Thailand’s US$165, South Korea’s US$191, Taiwan’s US$304, Malaysia’s US$326 and Hong Kong’s US$680.

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