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Johor

Johor is located in the south of Peninsular Malaysia and bounded: 
i. Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang in the north; 
ii. South China Sea in the east; 
iii. Straits of Johor in the south; and 
iv. Straits of Malacca in the west
 
Johor @ a Glance
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Area (km2)* 19,102 19,166      
Population (million)          
  Total 3.65 3.70 3.75 3.76e  
  Male 1.93 1.95 1.98 1.98e  
  Female 1.72 1.74 1.77 1.78e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.1 1.2 1.4 0.4e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.3 16.5      
  Crude Death Rate 5.5 5.6      
Total Fertility Rate # 2.1 2.1      
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.1p 72.1e
Female 76.9 76.9 77.1 77.2p 77.1e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2015 prices (RM million) 116,682 123,517e 130,489p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 32,894 35,322e 36,394p    
  GDP Growth (%) 6.1 5.9e 5.6p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,639.1 1,673.8 1,745.1 1,805.7  
  Employed ('000) 1,580.6 1,616.7 1,693.3 1,756.1  
  Unemployment ('000) 58.5 57.1 51.9 49.6  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 66.6 67.0 68.9 70.3  
       Male 81.4 81.7 81.8 82.6  
       Female 49.9 50.2 54.4 56.5  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.7  

Notes:

  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.