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In 2020, Male: 16.2 mil ; Female: 17.5 mil
In 2020, Malaysia Population to reach 33.8 mil
In 2014, almost 70% of population are aged 15 - 64 years

Population & Demography

Marriage And Divorce Statistics, Malaysia, 2018

Marriage and Divorce Statistics, Malaysia 2018 presents the statistics of marriage and divorce in Malaysia for 2016 & 2017.  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, sex, age group and ethnic group.

Release Date : Friday 28, December 2018 1200

Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2018

The publication of Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2018 presents statistics on the principal causes of death in Malaysia for the year 2017. There were 168.2 thousand deaths recorded in 2017, an increased of 3.7 per cent (6.0 thousand) as compared to 2016 (162.2 thousand). Ischaemic heart diseases was the principal cause of death in 2017. 

Release Date : Wednesday 31, October 2018 1200

Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2018

The publication of Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2018 contains birth and death statistics by various demographic characteristics for the year 2017. The number of live births recorded in 2017 was 508,685 an increase of 0.1 per cent as compared to 2016 (508,203). There were 168,168 deaths recorded in 2017, 3.7 per cent more than the number recorded in 2016 (162,201).

Release Date : Wednesday 31, October 2018 1200

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

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