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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
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Area (km2)* 1,046 1,031 1,032 1,032  
Population (million)          
  Total 1.66 1.68 1.70 1.72e 1.75e
  Male 0.84 0.85 0.86 0.86e 0.88e
  Female 0.83 0.83 0.84 0.85e 0.87e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 2.4 0.9 1.2 1.1e 1.7e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 12.9 13.6 13.1 12.7  
  Crude Death Rate 5.7 5.8 6.0 6.2  
Total Fertility Rate# 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.4  
Life Expectancy (years)          
Male 72.3 72.3 72.4 72.4p 72.5e
Female 77.5 77.5 77.6 77.6p 77.7e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 61,324 66,203 69,825e 73,718p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 38,490 42,119 44,839e 47,322p  
  GDP Growth (%) 5.1 8.0 5.5e 5.6p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 826.1 852.5 848.1 845.5 839.5
  Employed ('000) 811.9 839.2 834.2 827.4 822.2
  Unemployed ('000) 14.2 13.3 14.0 18.1 17.3
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 69.4 71.0 69.9 69.0 67.5
       Male 81.3 80.6 80.6 79.9 79.2
       Female 57.5 61.3 59.0 57.9 55.7
  Unemployment Rate (%) 1.7 1.6 1.6 2.1 2.1

Note:

  1. 2013 - 2017: 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.