A poll released Monday showed that the top three favorite countries of people in Taiwan are Singapore, Japan and Canada, while the Philippines and China are among the most unpopular.

In the survey conducted by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation, more than 1,000 adults were recently asked to rate 12 countries and the European Union with regard to which one is their favorite.

Singapore came out on top, with over 87 percent of respondents naming it as their favorite country. Japan came second at 83.9 percent, Canada third at 83 percent, and the European Union fourth at approximately 79 percent. Australia was ranked fifth and the United States sixth.