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Singapore’s coding community beats India to be fastest growing in Asia-Pacific: GitHub

SAN FRANCISCO – An increasing number of people in Singapore are creating computer code, underscoring years of government efforts to boost programming expertise to support the nation’s place as a digital hub.

Almost one million residents – or one in six of the 5.9 million population – have latched on to coding, the highest ratio in the world and a fourfold rise from 260,000 in 2019.

The local coding community is also the fastest growing in Asia-Pacific, expanding 39 per cent in the 12 months to September, beating even India, which is expected to overtake the United States as the country with the biggest community of software creators by 2027.

The findings, based on unique GitHub users logging in from Singapore, were released by the software developer platform firm at its GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco, which drew 2,100 techies over two days this week.


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