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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
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)* 1,032 1,032 1,049    
Population (million)          
  Total 1.70 1.72 1.74 1.76 1.77e
  Male 0.86 0.86 0.88 0.89 0.89e
  Female 0.84 0.85 0.87 0.88 0.88e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.2 1.1 1.5 1.1 0.7e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 13.1 12.7 12.3    
  Crude Death Rate 6.0 6.2 6.2    
Total Fertility Rate# 1.5 1.4 1.4    
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 72.4 72.3 72.3 72.5p 72.5e
Female 77.6 77.7 77.7 77.7p 77.8e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 78,146 82,493 86,738e 91,175p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 46,020 48,633 51,115e 52,937p  
  GDP Growth (%)   5.6 5.1e 5.1p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 848.1 845.5 841.1 849.4  
  Employed ('000) 834.2 827.4 823.8 830.8  
  Unemployed ('000) 14.0 18.1 17.3 18.6  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 69.9 69.0 67.5 67.7  
       Male 80.6 79.9 79.2 79.5  
       Female 59.0 57.9 55.7 55.9  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.2  

Note:

  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.