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Perlis

Perlis is located in the north of Peninsular Malaysia and bounded: 
i. Thailand in the north; and 
ii. Kedah in the south.
 
Perlis @ a Glance
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Area (km2)* 814 795 818 818  
Population (million)          
  Total 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25e
  Male 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.13e
  Female 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.13e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.0 0.5e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.7 18.4 17.4 17.5  
  Crude Death Rate 7.2 6.8 7.1 7.5  
Total Fertility Rate# 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.3  
Life Expectancy (years)          
Male 70.3 70.3 70.3 70.4p 70.4e
Female 75.8 75.8 75.9 75.9p 75.9e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 4,574 4,807 4,917e 5,108p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 20,196 20,994 21,413e 22,479p  
  GDP Growth (%) 3.3 5.1 2.3e 3.9p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 97.9 98.5 101.1 103.2 101.4
  Employed ('000) 94.3 95.2 98.2 100.1 97.9
  Unemployed ('000) 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.5
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 60.4 60.0 61.0 61.6 59.9
       Male 77.2 76.5 77.3 76.8 75.4
       Female 44.0 43.7 44.5 46.3 44.7
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.7 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.5

Note:

  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.