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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
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Area (km2)* 795 818 818    
Population (million)          
  Total 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25e
  Male 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.13e
  Female 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.13e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.3 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.7e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate * 18.4 17.4 17.5    
  Crude Death Rate 6.8 7.1 7.5    
Total Fertility Rate# 2.5 2.4 2.3    
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)          
Male 70.3 70.4 70.0 70.0p 70.8e
Female 75.8 75.9 75.0 75.0p 75.4e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 4,807 4,920 5,112e 5,230p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 20,994 21,415 22,482e 23,372p  
  GDP Growth (%) 5.1 2.4 3.9e 2.3p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 98.5 101.1 103.2 101.4  
  Employed ('000) 95.2 98.2 100.1 97.9  
  Unemployed ('000) 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.5  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 60.0 61.0 61.6 59.9  
       Male 76.5 77.3 76.8 75.4  
       Female 43.7 44.5 46.3 44.7  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.5  

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.