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Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur is situated in the middle of Selangor.
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur @ a Glance
  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Area (km2)* 243        
Population (million)          
  Total 1.79 1.79 1.78 1.77 1.75e
  Male 0.92 0.92 0.92 0.91 0.90e
  Female 0.87 0.87 0.87 0.86 0.85e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 0.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.9 -1.1e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 13.8 13.5 15.2 - -
  Crude Death Rate 4.6 4.7 4.9 - -
Total Fertility Rate # 1.5 1.5 1.7 - -
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
  Male 74.4 74.5 74.6 74.9p 75.7e
  Female 79.0 79.3 79.5 79.8p 80.5e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 205,896e 219,789p      
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 113,182e 121,293p      
  GDP Growth (%) 7.4e 6.7p      
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 871.4 844.9      
  Employed ('000) 844.3 824.4      
  Unemployment ('000) 27.1 20.5      
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 68.7 68.1      
       Male 79.5 79.3      
       Female 57.2 56.4      
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.1 2.4      

Note: 

  1. 2016 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. # Total Fertility Rate: The rate per woman aged 15 - 49 years.
  3. p Preliminary.
  4. e Estimate.
  5. The added total may differ due to rounding.
  6. * Source: Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia.

Updated: 5 August 2021