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Pulau Pinang

Pulau Pinang is located in northwestern Peninsular Malaysia.
This state is divided into two parts it is island dan Seberang Prai separated by the Straits of Malacca.
Seberang Prai is bordered: 
i. Kedah in the east, and 
ii. Perak in the south.
 
Pulau Pinang @ a Glance
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Area (km2)* 1,031 1,032 1,032    
Population (million)          
  Total 1.68 1.70 1.72    
  Male 0.85 0.86 0.86    
  Female 0.83 0.84 0.85    
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 0.9 1.2 1.1    
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 13.6 13.1 12.7    
  Crude Death Rate 5.8 6.0 6.2    
Total Fertility Rate# 1.6 1.5 1.4    
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)          
Male 72.3 72.4 72.3 72.3p 72.6e
Female 77.5 77.6 77.7 78.1p 78.6e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 66,203 69,835 73,739e 77,641p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 42,119 44,844 47,345e 49,873p  
  GDP Growth (%) 8.0 5.5 5.6e 5.3p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 852.5 848.1 845.5 839.5  
  Employed ('000) 839.2 834.2 827.4 822.2  
  Unemployed ('000) 13.3 14.0 18.1 17.3  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 71.0 69.9 69.0 67.5  
       Male 80.6 80.6 79.9 79.2  
       Female 61.3 59.0 57.9 55.7  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 1.6 1.6 2.1 2.1  

Note:

  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.