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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
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Area (km2)* 19,192 19,016 19,102 19,102  
Population (million)          
  Total 3.47 3.56 3.61 3.65 3.70e
  Male 1.83 1.88 1.91 1.93 1.96e
  Female 1.64 1.68 1.70 1.72 1.75e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 0.7 2.4 1.4 1.1 1.3e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )          
  Crude Birth Rate 16.5 17.0 16.8 16.3  
  Crude Death Rate 5.1 5.0 5.2 5.5  
Total Fertility Rate # 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1  
Life Expectancy (years)          
Male 72.0 72.1 72.1 72.2p 72.2e
Female 76.8 76.9 77.0 77.0p 77.2e
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)          
  GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 87,974 93,654 98,889e 104,480p  
  GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 26,308 28,089 29,558e 31,952p  
  GDP Growth (%) 4.7 6.5 5.6e 5.7p  
Employment 2          
  Labour Force ('000) 1,598.9 1,621.1 1,633.2 1,639.1 1,671.7
  Employed ('000) 1,553.4 1,579.7 1,582.6 1,580.6 1,614.7
  Unemployment ('000) 45.4 41.4 50.6 58.5 57.0
  Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)          
       Total 67.5 67.5 67.1 66.6 67.0
       Male 82.2 82.4 81.5 81.4 81.7
       Female 50.7 50.7 50.9 49.9 50.2
  Unemployment Rate (%) 2.8 2.6 3.1 3.6 3.4

Notes:

  1. 2013 - 2017: 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.