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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
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Area (km2)* 1,652 1,720      
Population (million)          
  Total 0.90 0.91 0.92 0.93e  
  Male 0.45 0.46 0.46 0.47e  
  Female 0.45 0.45 0.46 0.46e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.9e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.0 15.8      
  Crude Death Rate 5.8 6.0      
Total Fertility Rate# 2.0 1.9      
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.1p 72.4e
Female 77.2 77.5 77.6 77.8p 78.0e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 37,713 40,814e 42,386p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 42,088 46,799e 47,960p    
  GDP Growth (%) 4.5 8.2e 3.9p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 400.8 410.3 421.2 432.9  
  Employed ('000) 397.3 406.2 416.7 428.3  
  Unemployed ('000) 3.5 4.0 4.4 4.6  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 65.4 65.6 66.6 67.6  
       Male 76.6 76.7 76.7 78.3  
       Female 54.0 54.0 56.3 56.6  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.1  

Notes:

  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.