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Environmental protection expenditures by industry in Malaysia 2014: RM2.2 billion
2015, emission of pollutants to the atmosphere from motor vehicles: 2.1 million tones
2015, volume of water supplied in Malaysia: 16,159 million litres per day
2015, the scheduled waste generated in Malaysia: 2.9 million tonnes
In 2015, a forested area in Malaysia was 18.3 million hectares

Compendium of Environment Statistics, Malaysia 2019

Release Date : Friday 29, November 2019 1200

COMPENDIUM OF ENVIRONMENT STATISTICS, MALAYSIA 2019

The Compendium of Environment Statistics, Malaysia 2019 presents statistics on six environment components namely Environmental Conditions and Quality; Environmental Resources and their Use; Residuals; Extreme Events and Disasters; Human Settlements and Environmental Health; and Environmental Protection, Management and Engagement. The compilation of this statistics includes environment state and information, impacts of human activities on environment and actions taken to minimise the impact.        

Malaysia is a rich country in water resources as it receives a high rainfall of between 1,801.6 mm to 4,581.8 mm per year in 2018. For the same period, the lowest mean temperature was 15.9⁰C while the highest mean temperature recorded at 33.4⁰C. The mean relative humidity in Malaysia is between 72.7 per cent to 89.3 per cent.

Malaysia's population in 2019 is estimated at 32.6 million people with the proportion of urban population is 76.2 per cent. To meet the demand of clean water, supply of raw water directly from rivers and storage dams has shown an increase of 5.7 per cent and 28.0 per cent daily in 2018 as compared to 2014.

Landings of marine fish in 2018 amounted to 1.48 million tonnes increased by 0.02 million tonnes as compared to 2014. While production from aquaculture was 0.40 million tonnes in 2018.

The length of the coastline in Malaysia is 8,840 km in 2018 with monitoring stations of marine water quality in the coastal area is 188 stations. Out of these, 124 stations was in excellent category.

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Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

29 November 2019

 

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Rohaida binti Mohamad 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : rohaida.mohamad[at]dosm.gov.my

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