Territory Information

Territory Profile - Singapore
Overview Economic Indicators ( June 2019 )
Singapore flag Language English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil Inflation1.33%
Population 5.64 million GDP Growth Rate1.20%
Currency Singapore dollar SGD Interest Rate1.80%
Measures Metric Unemployment2.2%
Base VAT 7% Consumer Confidence98
Useful Information
Singapore Map Average Age 34.6  
Main Religion Buddhism/Christianity  
Tourist Numbers 18.5 million from China, India, Australia
Largest Cities Singapore  
Main Airports Changi  
Press Market Overview
Market Indicators   Top 10 selling categories Top 10 selling Magazines (copies)
Number of local Magazine titles 100   U Weekly
Average Cover price (magazine) $7   Her World
Number of local newspaper titles 9   Spore Woman's Weekly
Value of domestic market 3 million copies   Health No 1
VAT % on printed press 7%   Female
VAT % on digital press 7%    
Newsstand/Subscription Split      
Number of imported titles available 800    
Imports by country
Country of origin % of imported sales
Aust 16.5%
US 24.1%
UK 57.6%
European 1.8%
Retail Landscape
Retail Type By Market Share Market Share % Key Retailers Promotions
Bookstores 6.30%   Ratecard link
Convenience stores 53.20%   Ratecard link
Petrol Station 14.90%   Ratecard link
Newsstands 5.30%    
Supermarket 20.20%    
Retail Display Examples
The Community
Distripress Members in the territory
Link to Member database
Local Trade Bodies