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In 2020, Male: 16.2 mil ; Female: 17.5 mil
In 2020, Malaysia Population to reach 33.8 mil
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Population & Demography

Selected Demographic Indicators Malaysia, 2018

This Selected Demographic Indicators, Malaysia is the booklet published annually by the Department of Statistics Malaysia. This booklet contained selected demographic statistics for Malaysia i.e. population estimates, life expectancy, the number of living quarters & households and selected vital statistics indicator for the current year (2018).

Release Date : Wednesday 15, August 2018 1200

Current Population Estimates, Malaysia, 2017-2018

    The estimated population of Malaysia in 2018 is 32.4 million as compared to 32.0 million in 2017 with an annual population growth rate of 1.1 per cent.          

Release Date : Tuesday 31, July 2018 1200

Statistics On Women Empowerment In Selected Domains, Malaysia, 2017

Statistics on Women Empowerment in Selected Domains, Malaysia, 2017 presents the information on basic gender indicators to measure gender equality as the government's efforts towards women empowerment. These statistics contained indicators which consist of eight main areas which are economic structures, participation in productive activities & access to resources; education; health & related services; public life & decision making; human rights of women & girl children; social protection; disaster risk reduction and peace & security. 

Release Date : Wednesday 06, December 2017 1200

Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2017

The publication of Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2017 presents statistics on the principal causes of death in Malaysia for the year 2015 and 2016. There were 162.2 thousand deaths recorded in 2016, an increased of 4.1 per cent (6.4 thousand) as compared to 2015 (155.8 thousand). Ischaemic heart diseases was the principal cause of death in 2015 and 2016. 

Release Date : Tuesday 31, October 2017 1200

Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2017

The publication of Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2017 provides statistics of the final data on births and deaths for the year 2016. The number of live births recorded in 2016 was 508,203 with a decrease of 2.5 per cent as compared to 2015 (521,136). There were 162,201 deaths recorded in 2016, 4.1 per cent more than the number recorded in 2015 (155,786).

Release Date : Tuesday 31, October 2017 1200

Population Projection (Revised), Malaysia, 2010-2040

The Population Projections (Revised), Malaysia, 2010-2040, presents population projections which have been revised for the year 2010–2040 based on the current changes in births, deaths and migration components. The main population statistics are presented by demographic characteristics such as sex, age and ethnic group.

Release Date : Friday 04, November 2016 1200

Characteristics of Household 2010 (Updated: 29/1/2014)

A total number of households in Census 2010 were 6.35 million compared to 4.80 million households in Census 2000. This indicates a 32 per cent increase in the number of households, or an average annual increase of 3.2 per cent during the period of 2000 and 2010.

Release Date : Wednesday 29, January 2014 1201