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Guess how many places Singaporeans can visit without a visa!

Did you know there are 170 countries and territories​ Singaporeans can visit without a visa?

That makes the Singapore passport the fifth best-rated passport in the world.

The passport rankings were released in the latest Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index, an annual global ranking of countries based on the freedom of travel enjoyed by their citizens.

Singapore moved up one spot in this year's rankings.

"Aside from the pure total numbers, the Singapore passport also allows easier access to key destinations like the US, Canada, Australia, India and China", stated the company's press release.

Here are the countries in the top five ranks.

Rank Country Score*
1 Finland, Germany, Sweden, UK, US 174
2 Canada, Denmark 173
3 Belgium, France, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain 172
4 Austria, Ireland, Norway 171
5 New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland 170

*Number of countries and territories which can be entered without a visa by a citizen of the respective country.

If you're wondering which country is at the bottom, it's Afghanistan. It is ranked 94 with just 28 countries and territories its citizens can be enter without a visa.

The ranking was based on visa regulations effective on May 20 this year. A total of 199 countries and territories were examined.

Dr. Juerg Steffen, head of Asia Pacific at Henley & Partners, said: "Visa policies are also an expression of the relationships between individual nations and generally reflect the relations and status of a country within the international community."

To see the full list of rankings, click here.

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