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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 1.86 1.89e
 
Male
0.89 0.91 0.92 0.94 0.95e
 
Female
0.87 0.89 0.91 0.92 0.93e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%)
2.1 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.3e
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 2015 prices (RM mil.)
21,408 22,476 23,491e 24,096p  
 
GDP per capita at current prices (RM)
12,159 12,909 13,700e 13,668p  
 
GDP Growth (%)
  5.0 4.5e 2.6p  
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. 2015 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. Employment data in 2010 and 2011 has been revised based on the latest population estimates from the Census of Population and Housing 2010, which was adjusted for under-enumeration.
  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.