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

Population & Demography

Marriage and Divorce Statistics, Malaysia, 2019

Marriage and Divorce Statistics, Malaysia 2019 presents the statistics of marriage and divorce in Malaysia for 2017 & 2018. The statistics are compiled based on data obtained from the National Registration Department (NRD), State Religious Department (JAIN), Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) and the Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia (JKSM) and presented by state, administrative district, sex, age group and ethnic group.

Release Date : Wednesday 27, November 2019 1200

Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2019

The publication of Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2019 presents statistics on the principal causes of death in Malaysia for the year 2018. There were 172.0 thousand deaths recorded in 2018, an increased of 2.3 per cent (3.8 thousand) as compared to 2017 (168.2 thousand). Ischaemic heart diseases was the principal cause of death in 2018. 

Release Date : Wednesday 30, October 2019 1200

Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2019

The publication of Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2019 contains birth and death statistics by various demographic characteristics for the year 2018. The number of live births recorded in 2018 was 501,945 a decrease of 1.3 per cent as compared to 2017 (508,685). There were 172,031 deaths recorded in 2018, 1.3 per cent more than the number recorded in 2017 (168,168).

Release Date : Thursday 24, October 2019 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