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IPS Survey on Race, Religion & Language in 60 seconds

Race and religion important to Malays’ sense of identity: Malays residents felt that religion (70.1%) and race (51.9%) are important to their sense of identity. On the other hand, fewer Chinese residents felt that religion (15.6%) and race (22.8%) are important to their sense of identity. The same goes for Indian residents on religion (36.9%) and race (28.4%).

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More nationality-based prejudice, IPS survey finds

There is a growing discomfort across nationalities, even as comfort levels across race and religion appear to have largely remained the same, a survey has found. Some 32.1 per cent of Singaporeans surveyed felt that prejudice based on nationality has become more widespread now compared to five years ago, and this is more so than the increase in other types of prejudices such as race, age or religion.

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Most Singaporeans conservative: IPS survey

Singapore remains a largely conservative society in which pre-marital sex and having a child out of wedlock are still frowned upon. That was the finding of a survey on social morality by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), released on Tuesday. The questions were asked as part of a wider survey of more than 4,000 Singaporeans on race, language and religion.

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