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In 2021, Male: 16.8 million ; Female: 15.9 million
In 2021, Malaysia Population to reach 32.7 million

Population & Demography

Marriage and Divorce Statistics, Malaysia, 2021*New

The publication of Marriage and Divorce Statistics, Malaysia, 2021 presents the statistics of marriage and divorce in Malaysia for 2019 and 2020.  The statistics are compiled based on the data obtained from the National Registration Department (NRD), State Religious Department (JAIN), the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) and the Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia (JKSM). The statistics are presented by state, administrative district, sex, age group and ethnic group.

Release Date : Friday 03, December 2021 1200

Statistics on Women Empowerment in Selected Domains, Malaysia, 2021

The publication of Statistics on Women Empowerment in Selected Domains, Malaysia, 2021 presents statistics relating to gender in Malaysia for the years 2018 to 2020 focusing on the core set of gender indicators covering eleven main domains. The statistics were prepared based on updated data from the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) and various agencies. This publication also presents Malaysia Gender Gap Index (MGGI) at the national and state levels. MGGI is prepared based on the methodology from the Global Gender Gap Index (GGGI) published by WEF using data released by the DOSM and other agencies in Malaysia. MGGI 2020 comprises four sub-indices and 14 variables.

Release Date : Wednesday 17, November 2021 1200

Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2021

The publication of Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2021 presents statistics on the principal causes of death in Malaysia for the year 2020. There were 166.5 thousand deaths recorded in 2020, a decreased of 4.2 per cent (7.2 thousand) as compared to 2019 (173.7 thousand). Ischaemic heart diseases was the principal cause of death in 2020. 

Release Date : Tuesday 16, November 2021 1200

Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2021

The publication of Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2021 contains birth and death statistics by various demographic characteristics for the year 2020. The number of live births recorded in 2020 was 470,195 a decrease of 3.6 per cent as compared to 2019 (487,957). There were 166,507 deaths recorded in 2020, 4.2 per cent less than the number recorded in 2019 (173,746).

Release Date : Thursday 14, October 2021 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