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Wednesday, 14 November 2018|

Melaka

Melaka is located in the west of Peninsular Malaysia and bounded: 
i. Negeri Sembilan in the north; 
ii. Johor in the south, and 
iii. Straits of Malacca in the west
 
Melaka @ a Glance
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Area (km2)* 1,652 1,652 1,652    
Population (million)          
  Total 0.87 0.89 0.90 0.91 0.92e
  Male 0.44 0.45 0.45 0.46 0.46e
  Female 0.43 0.44 0.45 0.45 0.46e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.7 2.0 1.4 1.3 1.0e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.7 16.4 16.0 15.8  
  Crude Death Rate 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.0  
Total Fertility Rate# 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9  
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)          
Male 72.0 72.1 71.9 72.0p 72.6e
Female 77.3 77.4 77.2 77.5p 78.2e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 30,073 31,727 33,163e 35,865p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 38,659 39,864 41,379e 46,015p  
  GDP Growth (%) 7.7 5.5 4.5e 8.1p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 398.3 402.4 400.8 409.4  
  Employed ('000) 394.9 398.3 397.3 405.4  
  Unemployed ('000) 3.4 4.1 3.5 4.0  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 66.9 66.6 65.4 65.6  
       Male 78.2 77.4 76.6 76.7  
       Female 55.3 55.7 54.0 54.0  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 0.9 1.0 0.9 1.0  

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.