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General Country Information
Capital: Singapore
Population: 5,312,400 (July 2012 census)
Form of Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 2.017 million (2011)
Telephone - mobile: 7.794 (2011)
Internet hosts: 1.96 million (2012)
Internet users: 3.235 million (2009)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.72
World Rank 2005/2006: 5

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Disabled People’s Association (DPA) - DPI National Assembly
Nicholas Aw
1 Jurong West Central 2
#04-01 Jurong Point Shopping Centre
Singapore 648886
Tel: +65-67911134
Fax: +65-67911284
Email: info@dpa.org.sg

Centre for Enabled Living
Ms. Alice Chin
Director of Services
180 Kitchener Road, #B2-19/20
Singapore 208539
Email: contactus@sgenable.sg
Infoline: 1800-8585-885
Fax: +65-6226-2366

Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped
Tan See Hai Michael
Executive Director
47, Toa Payoh Rise
Singapore 298104
Email: enquiries@savh.org.sg
Tel: +65-6251-4331     
Fax: +65-6253-7191

Singapore Association for the Deaf
227 Mountbatten Road
Singapore 397998
Tel: +65-6344-8274     
Fax: +65-6345-7706
Email: aa@sadeaf.org.sg

Handicaps Welfare Association
16, Whampoa Drive
Singapore 327725
Tel  +65-6254-3006     
Fax: +65-6253-7375
Email: hwa@hwa.org.sg

Society for the Physically Disabled
2 Peng Nguan Street
SPD Ability Centre
Singapore 168955
Tel: +65-6579-0700     
Fax: +65-6323-7008
Email: information@spd.org.sg