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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
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Area (km2)* 1,656 1,652 1,652 1,652  
Population (million)          
  Total 0.86 0.87 0.89 0.90 0.91e
  Male 0.43 0.44 0.45 0.45 0.46e
  Female 0.42 0.43 0.44 0.45 0.45e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.6 1.7 2.0 1.4 1.5e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.0 16.7 16.4 16.0  
  Crude Death Rate 5.5 5.4 5.6 5.8  
Total Fertility Rate# 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0  
Life Expectancy (years)          
Male 71.9 72.0 72.1 72.1p 72.2e
Female 77.2 77.3 77.4 77.5p 77.6e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 27,933 30,073 31,712e 33,155p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 35,699 38,659 39,848e 41,363p  
  GDP Growth (%) 2.4 7.7 5.5e 4.5p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 378.3 398.3 402.4 400.8  
  Employed ('000) 375.5 394.9 398.3 397.3  
  Unemployed ('000) 2.7 3.4 4.1 3.5  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 64.5 66.9 66.6 65.4  
       Male 75.8 78.2 77.4 76.6  
       Female 52.9 55.3 55.7 54.0  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.9  

Notes:

  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.