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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
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)* 1,652 1,652 1,720    
Population (million)          
  Total 0.89 0.90 0.91 0.92e  
  Male 0.45 0.45 0.46 0.46e  
  Female 0.44 0.45 0.45 0.46e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 2.0 1.4 1.3 1.0e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.4 16.0 15.8    
  Crude Death Rate 5.6 5.8 6.0    
Total Fertility Rate# 2.0 2.0 1.9    
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 72.1 71.9 71.8 71.8p 71.8e
Female 77.4 77.2 77.5 77.6p 77.9e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 31,727 33,163e 35,865p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 39,864 41,379e 46,015p    
  GDP Growth (%) 5.5 4.5e 8.1p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 402.4 400.8 410.3 421.2  
  Employed ('000) 398.3 397.3 406.2 416.7  
  Unemployed ('000) 4.1 3.5 4.0 4.4  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 66.6 65.4 65.6 66.6  
       Male 77.4 76.6 76.7 76.7  
       Female 55.7 54.0 54.0 56.3  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.1  

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.