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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
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Area (km2)* 19,102 19,102 19,166    
Population (million)          
  Total 3.61 3.65 3.70 3.74e  
  Male 1.91 1.93 1.95 1.97e  
  Female 1.70 1.72 1.74 1.77e  
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.4 1.1 1.2 1.2e  
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.8 16.3 16.5    
  Crude Death Rate 5.2 5.5 5.6    
Total Fertility Rate # 2.1 2.1 2.1    
Life expectancy at birth (years)          
Male 72.1 71.9 71.8 71.9p 71.7e
Female 77.0 76.9 76.9 77.1p 77.3e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 98,959 104,622e 111,084p    
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 29,579 32,005e 34,362p    
  GDP Growth (%) 5.7 5.7e 6.2p    
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,633.2 1,639.1 1,673.8 1,745.1  
  Employed ('000) 1,582.6 1,580.6 1,616.7 1,693.3  
  Unemployment ('000) 50.6 58.5 57.1 51.9  
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 67.1 66.6 67.0 68.9  
       Male 81.5 81.4 81.7 81.8  
       Female 50.9 49.9 50.2 54.4  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 3.1 3.6 3.4 3.0  

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.