Statistics
2012 2013 2014 2015
Area (km2)* 21,022 20,904 21,038 21,038
Population (million)
Total 2.43 2.45 2.45p 2.46e
Male 1.23 1.24 1.24p 1.24e
Female 1.2 1.21 1.21p 1.22e
Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1 0.8 0.2p 0.2e
Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population )
Crude Birth Rate 15.5 14.5 14.5P
Crude Death Rate 6.8 6.7 6.9P
Total Fertility Rate 2.3 2.2 2.1P
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
GDP at constant 2010 prices (RM million) 49,756 52,381e 54,789p
GDP per capita at current prices (RM) 21,711 22,438e 24,207p
GDP Growth (%) 7.4 5.3e 4.6p
Employment
Labour Force (‘000) 955.4 985.2 987.2 1,014.30
Employed (‘000) 927.1 947.8 954.1 981.8
Unemployed (‘000) 28.3 37.3 33.1 32.5
Labour Force Participation Rates, LFPR (%)
Total 59.6 60.5 60.2 61.4
Male 76 77.3 75.6 76.3
Female 42.6 43 44.1 45.9
Unemployment Rate (%) 3 3.8 3.4 3.2

NOTE:

  1. 2012 – 2015: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010.
  2. Starting 2011, the labour force statistics are estimated based on the latest current population estimates.
  3. Preliminary.
  4. Estimate.
  5. The added total may differ due to rounding.
  6. GDP per capita in 2012 has been revised based on the latest population estimates from the Census of
  7. * Source: Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia.