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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 0.92 0.93e
  Male 0.45 0.45 0.46 0.46 0.47e
  Female 0.44 0.45 0.45 0.46 0.46e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 2.0 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.9e
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 2015 prices (RM million) 36,077 37,713 40,814e 42,386p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 40,582 42,088 46,799e 47,960p  
  GDP Growth (%)   4.5 8.2e 3.9p  
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. 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.