01 Feb '11, 1am

More than 90% of Singaporeans said they were happy with their quality of life, according to a Govt survey

More than 90% of Singaporeans said they were happy with their quality of life, according to a Govt survey

SINGAPOREANS have higher levels of confidence in the country's future and economy, but a new survey found them concerned about issues such as affordability of public housing and employment opportunities for the elderly and needy. Commissioned by Reach, the Government's feedback arm, the survey last year saw more than 90 per cent of the 2,013 respondents express satisfaction with their overall quality of life, compared to 2009. When asked if they were satisfied with the way Singapore was being run, 96 per cent of respondents, who were aged 17 and above, said 'yes'. A high percentage were also satisfied with the Government's economic policies, the quality of the public service, their living environment and issues such as the education system. But the survey also found that a larger proportion of respondents expressed dissatisfaction with aspects of public transport and housi...

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