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Pahang

Pahang is located in the east of Peninsular Malaysia and bounded: 
i. Kelantan in the north; 
ii. Perak, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan in the west; 
iii. Johor in the south and 
iv. Terengganu and the South China Sea in the east
 
Pahang @ a Glance
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Area (km2)* 35,946 35,965 35,840 35,840  
Population (million)          
  Total 1.57 1.59 1.61 1.63 1.65e
  Male 0.84 0.85 0.86 0.87 0.88e
  Female 0.73 0.74 0.75 0.76 0.77e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.5 1.0 1.2 1.3e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 17.2 18.1 17.5 17.0  
  Crude Death Rate 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.5  
Total Fertility Rate# 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.3  
Life Expectancy (years)          
Male 70.4 70.6 70.7 70.8p 70.8e
Female 76.2 76.2 76.3 76.3p 76.4e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 42,201 43,944 45,900e 46,800p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 27,856 29,339 30,357e 32,244p  
  GDP Growth (%) 5.4 4.1 4.4e 2.0p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 678.9 702.1 718.2 710.5 710.5
  Employed ('000) 659.8 683.2 697.5 692.2 689.8
  Unemployed ('000) 19.1 18.9 20.6 18.3 20.7
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 65.2 66.5 67.3 66.0 65.3
       Male 80.6 80.3 80.6 78.8 79.5
       Female 47.1 50.4 51.6 50.9 48.7
  Unemployment Rate (%) 2.8 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.9

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.