According to Christian Kälin, Henley & Partners’ Group Chairman, the global residence and citizenship programs continue to generate a lot of interest as the investment migration industry is prospering. The Global Citizenship and Residence program ranked Singapore 17th worldwide for its Residence Through Investment programs. Overall, 10 factors were taken into account when designing the ranking: Quality of Life, Tax System, Visa-free Access, Processing Time and Quality, Compliance, Financial Requirements, Total Expenses, Time to Citizenship, Citizenship Requirements and Reputation. Each factor is worth 10 points. Singapore scored 50/100.