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Kelantan

Kelantan is located in the northeast of Peninsular Malaysia and bounded: 
i. Thailand in the north; 
ii. South China Sea in the northeast; 
iii. Terengganu in the east; 
v. Pahang in the south; and 
iv. Perak in the west
 
Kelantan @ a Glance
 
2015
2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)*
15,101 15,101 15,040    
Population (million)
 
       
 
Total
1.76 1.80 1.83 1.86e  
 
Male
0.89 0.91 0.92 0.94e  
 
Female
0.87 0.89 0.91 0.92e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%)
2.1 2.0 1.8 1.5e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )
         
 
Crude Birth Rate
22.2 21.4 21.4    
 
Crude Death Rate
6.1 6.0 6.1    
Total Fertility Rate#
3.4 3.2 3.2    
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 69.0 69.0 69.3 69.5p 69.7e
Female 75.1 75.1 75.2 75.5p 75.8e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
         
 
GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM mil.)
19,717 20,656e 21,684p    
 
GDP per capita at current prices (RM)
12,088 12,813e 13,593p    
 
GDP Growth (%)
3.5 4.8e 5.0p    
Employment 2
         
 
Labour Force ('000)
676.2 657.8 701.0 712.0  
 
Employed ('000)
652.1 632.9 676.0 683.3  
 
Unemployed ('000)
24.1 24.9 25.0 28.6  
 
Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)
         
       Total 61.9 59.1 61.1 60.5  
       Male 74.4 72.3 73.4 74.2  
       Female 49.5 45.8 48.6 46.5  
 
Unemployment Rate (%)
3.6 3.8 3.6 4.0  
Notes:
  1. 2014 - 2018: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. Starting 2011, the labour force statistics are estimated based on the latest current population estimates. Therefore the annually statistics labour force time series is updated.
  3. # Total Fertility Rate: The rate per woman aged 15-49 years.
  4. p Preliminary.
  5. e Estimate.
  6. The added total may differ due to rounding.
  7. * Source: Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia.