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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
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Area (km2)* 818 816      
Population (million)          
  Total 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25e  
  Male 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.13e  
  Female 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.13e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.0 0.4 0.6 0.3e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate * 17.5 17.6      
  Crude Death Rate 7.5 8.0      
Total Fertility Rate# 2.3 2.3      
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)          
Male 70.0 69.4 69.2 69.1p 69.2e
Female 75.0 74.8 74.8 75.0p 75.7e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 5,570 5,694e 5,884p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 22,588 23,611e 24,442p    
  GDP Growth (%) 4.0 2.2e 3.3p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 103.2 101.9 107.6 112.2  
  Employed ('000) 100.1 98.4 104.0 108.5  
  Unemployed ('000) 3.0 3.5 3.6 3.7  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 61.6 59.9 62.7 64.7  
       Male 76.8 75.5 78.4 78.0  
       Female 46.3 44.7 47.1 51.4  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 2.9 3.5 3.4 3.3  

Note:

  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.