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Inclusive Cities: Spotlight on Singapore



Singapore stands out as a top performer in the Inclusive Cities Barometer, renowned for its exceptional urban planning, safety, and cultural diversity. The city's commitment to inclusivity is reflected in various policies and initiatives aimed at promoting diversity and equality

Discover more about Singapore’s journey towards inclusivity and explore what makes this city-state a global leader in urban inclusion.


Discover the strengths and areas for improvement in Singapore's urban inclusivity through our interactive tool.


Key Highlights

  • Top Performer amongst other APAC cities: Recognized for its excellence in urban planning and inclusivity.
  • Urban Safety: Exceptionally low crime rates contribute to a secure living environment.
  • Cultural Diversity: A vibrant mix of cultures shapes the community landscape.

Empowering Real Estate to Shape Inclusive Communities

In partnership with our clients, we play a pivotal role in fostering inclusivity within Singapore’s urban environments. By integrating social value at every decision-making stage, we aim to help create impactful changes in community life and urban development.

Singapore's Strengths in Spatial Inclusiveness

Singapore offers an exceptionally conducive living environment, characterized by:

  • Comprehensive Public Transport: A robust MRT system and extensive bus network.
  • Innovative Urban Design: Attractive landscapes using cutting-edge design and materials.
  • Safety and Accessibility: Low crime rates and almost universal access to financial services.

Economic Inclusiveness and Innovation

Singapore excels in economic inclusiveness with high labour force participation, low levels of vulnerable employment, and significant investments in technology and R&D. As a key financial hub, Singapore attracts global talent and fosters continuous innovation.

Sustainable and Smart City Initiatives

Singapore is committed to sustainability and smart city technologies, aiming for net-zero emissions through a US$2bn green investment program. This focus includes:

  • Inclusive Housing: Ensuring liveability with affordable and accessible housing.
  • Green Spaces: Providing ample green spaces to strengthen community bonds.


Global Insights and Resources
For detailed insights and information on all cities evaluated across  APAC and EMEA, visit the Global Inclusive Cities Barometer website.

Cushman & Wakefield is dedicated to supporting investors, developers, and occupiers in maximising social value through their real estate endeavours. To learn more about how we can assist you in your journey towards creating inclusive urban environments, contact us today.
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