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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
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Area (km2)* 19,016 19,102 19,102    
Population (million)          
  Total 3.56 3.61 3.65 3.70 3.74e
  Male 1.88 1.91 1.93 1.95 1.97e
  Female 1.68 1.70 1.72 1.74 1.77e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 2.4 1.4 1.1 1.2 1.2e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 17.0 16.8 16.3    
  Crude Death Rate 5.0 5.2 5.5    
Total Fertility Rate # 2.2 2.1 2.1    
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)          
Male 72.1 72.2 71.9 72.0p 72.3e
Female 76.9 77.0 76.9 77.0p 77.4e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 93,654 98,959 104,622e 111,084p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 28,089 29,579 32,005e 34,362p  
  GDP Growth (%) 6.5 5.7 5.7e 6.2p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,621.1 1,633.2 1,639.1 1,671.7  
  Employed ('000) 1,579.7 1,582.6 1,580.6 1,614.7  
  Unemployment ('000) 41.4 50.6 58.5 57.0  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 67.5 67.1 66.6 67.0  
       Male 82.4 81.5 81.4 81.7  
       Female 50.7 50.9 49.9 50.2  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 2.6 3.1 3.6 3.4  

Notes:

  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.