Singapore Districts / Regions

Singapore Districts & Regions CCR RCR OCR

There are many ways to slice the cake; here are the three most commonly accepted methods used in Singapore.

  • By Regions: North-East, North, Central, West, and East Region
  • By market segments:
    1. Core Central Region (CCR)
    2. Rest of Central Region (RCR)
    3. Outside Central Region (OCR)
  • By the 28 Postal Districts

Singapore by Regions

Singapore map by regions
Singapore by Regions (Source: iProperty)

Singapore by Postal Districts

Postal DistrictPostal Sector
(1st 2 digits of 6-digit postal codes)
General Location
0101, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06Raffles Place, Cecil, Marina, People’s Park
0207, 08Anson, Tanjong Pagar
0314,15, 16Queenstown, Tiong Bahru
0409, 10Telok Blangah, Harbourfront
0511, 12, 13Pasir Panjang, Hong Leong Garden, Clementi New Town
0617High Street, Beach Road (part)
0718, 19Middle Road, Golden Mile
0820, 21Little India
0922, 23Orchard, Cairnhill, River Valley
1024, 25, 26, 27Ardmore, Bukit Timah, Holland Road, Tanglin
1128, 29, 30Watten Estate, Novena, Thomson
1231, 32, 33Balestier, Toa Payoh, Serangoon
1334, 35, 36, 37Macpherson, Braddell
1438, 39, 40, 41Geylang, Eunos
1542, 43, 44, 45Katong, Joo Chiat, Amber Road
1646, 47, 48Bedok, Upper East Coast, Eastwood, Kew Drive
1749, 50, 81Loyang, Changi
1851, 52Tampines, Pasir Ris
1953, 54, 55, 82Serangoon Garden, Hougang, Punggol
2056, 57Bishan, Ang Mo Kio
2158, 59Upper Bukit Timah, Clementi Park, Ulu Pandan
2260, 61, 62, 63, 64Jurong
2365, 66, 67, 68Hillview, Dairy Farm, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang
2469, 70, 71Lim Chu Kang, Tengah
2572, 73Kranji, Woodgrove
2677, 78Upper Thomson, Springleaf
2775, 76Yishun, Sembawang
2879, 80Seletar
Singapore 28 Postal Districts (Source: Singpost)

Singapore by Market Segments (CCR, RCR, OCR)

We love acronyms so the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has divided Singapore into three main regions, which are named ‘market segments’ to make it easier to distinguish when comparing the performance of each segment.

Singapore Map by region groups
Singapore by 3 region groups (Source: PropertyGuru)
SegmentDistrictAreaPrice
CCR9,10,11Orchard, Somerset, River Valley, Tanglin, Bukit Timah, Holland, Newton, Novena, Dunearn$$-$$$
RCR1-8 12-15 20Marina South, Chinatown, Queenstown, Alexandra, Tiong Bahru, Harbourfront, Keppel, Buona Vista, Fort Canning, Rochor, Little India, Farrer Park, Balestier, Potong Pasir, East Coast, Thomson$-$$$
OCRRestEverywhere else$-$$
Price range per Market Segment

As you can imagine the further you go from CCR, the price will tend to vary. So if you don’t mind the extra distance or prefer another area based on its unique characteristics, such as near the beach, school, park, etc., you can use this to your advantage. Do note that the price gap between the market segments has been shrinking in recent years.

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