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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
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Area (km2)* 35,840 35,965      
Population (million)          
  Total 1.63 1.65 1.66 1.67e  
  Male 0.87 0.88 0.89 0.89e  
  Female 0.76 0.77 0.78 0.78e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.6e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 17.0 16.7      
  Crude Death Rate 5.5 5.6      
Total Fertility Rate# 2.3 2.2      
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 70.9 71.0 71.2 71.5p 72.0e
Female 76.2 76.3 76.4 76.5p 76.5e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 50,875 54,550e 56,193p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 32,688 35,754e 35,554p    
  GDP Growth (%) 2.9 7.2e 3.0p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 710.5 710.9 735.6 741.0  
  Employed ('000) 692.2 690.2 716.6 719.5  
  Unemployed ('000) 18.3 20.7 19.0 21.4  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 66.0 65.3 66.6 66.4  
       Male 78.8 79.5 81.3 81.4  
       Female 50.9 48.7 49.5 48.9  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 2.6 2.9 2.6 2.9  

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.