Just how familiar are you with scenarios similar to the above picture?

Have you ever wondered why we put up with it?

What gave birth to this situation as we know it?

an extreme or irrational fear of confined places”


At its heart, it is important to understand the situation of overcrowding in Singapore as it has strong ties with the idea of the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’, where the more people gather, the more unsustainable the consumption of resources become. As such, this blog aims to educate its readers on the issue of overpopulation in Singapore, and how it came about.