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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
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)* 818 818 816    
Population (million)          
  Total 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25e  
  Male 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.13e  
  Female 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.13e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.7e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate * 17.4 17.5 17.6    
  Crude Death Rate 7.1 7.5 8.0    
Total Fertility Rate# 2.4 2.3 2.3    
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)          
Male 70.3 70.0 69.4 69.1p 69.6e
Female 75.9 75.0 74.8 74.5p 74.7e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 4,920 5,112e 5,230p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 21,415 22,482e 23,372p    
  GDP Growth (%) 2.4 3.9e 2.3p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 101.1 103.2 101.9 107.6  
  Employed ('000) 98.2 100.1 98.4 104.0  
  Unemployed ('000) 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.6  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 61.0 61.6 59.9 62.7  
       Male 77.3 76.8 75.5 78.4  
       Female 44.5 46.3 44.7 47.1  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 2.9 2.9 3.5 3.4  

Note:

  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.