These publications cover 12 socioeconomic statistics consisting of information on basic information; population; housing; labour force; household income; education; health; poverty; public safety; internet and social media; basic amenities; and number of establishments/ businesses.
The availability of statistics at the smallest areas such as Parliament and SLA can be utilised as important input by various parties, especially Members of Parliament and State Assemblymen in improving governance and providing socio-economic needs in a more targeted manner for the well-being of the local people.
The main findings of the Subnational Statistics of State Legislative Assembly show that SLA N.49 Kota Iskandar, Johor has the largest population of 310 thousand population with the highest number of residential units of 128,007 units in the SLA. Meanwhile, SLA N.40 Kota Anggerik, under the Shah Alam, Selangor is in the second highest position with a total of 293 thousand population with 87,947 households and 87,526 residential units.
Pulau Pinang and Selangor recorded three SLAs with the highest population density of 21,083 residents per square kilometer in SLA N.27 Pengkalan Kota, Pulau Pinang, followed by N.21 Pandan Indah, Selangor with 14,595 population per square kilometer and N.30 Sungai Pinang, Pulau Pinang recorded 13,866 population per square kilometer.
The N.64 Baleh and N.65 Belaga under the Hulu Rajang, Sarawak parliamentary constituency have the highest area of 11,607 square kilometers and 11,579 square kilometers respectively. The population for these two state constituencies is 9,384 and 13,076 people respectively. Selangor recorded the highest median income for the three state constituencies, namely N.36 Bandar Utama (RM12,533), N.40 Kota Anggerik (RM12,195) and N.34 Bukit Gasing (RM11,300).
The publication of SLA Subnational Statistics is an important reference for stakeholders and policy makers as input to the implementation of decisions, monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of national development programs and research at the state, administrative district, parliamentary and SLA levels. This publication aims to assist government to formulate the national economic policy in tandem with departments aspiration to “Merakyatkan Statistik” with comprehensive and understandable statistic.
The full publication can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
29 May 2022
Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my