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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
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)* 35,840 35,840 35,965    
Population (million)          
  Total 1.61 1.63 1.65 1.67e  
  Male 0.86 0.87 0.88 0.89e  
  Female 0.75 0.76 0.77 0.78e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.1e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 17.5 17.0 16.7    
  Crude Death Rate 5.3 5.5 5.6    
Total Fertility Rate# 2.4 2.3 2.2    
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 70.7 70.9 71.0 71.0p 70.9e
Female 76.3 76.2 76.3 76.3p 76.4e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 45,910 46,805e 50,448p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 30,358 32,251e 35,352p    
  GDP Growth (%) 4.5 2.0e 7.8p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 718.2 710.5 710.9 735.6  
  Employed ('000) 697.5 692.2 690.2 716.6  
  Unemployed ('000) 20.6 18.3 20.7 19.0  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 67.3 66.0 65.3 66.6  
       Male 80.6 78.8 79.5 81.3  
       Female 51.6 50.9 48.7 49.5  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 2.9 2.6 2.9 2.6  

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.