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PLANNING GENERAL INFO C

POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHIC (Updated 09.08.2012)

Total Population (Malaysia – 2010)

28,334,135

Peninsular Malaysia

22,569,345

Sabah

3,206,742

Sarawak

2,471,140

WP Labuan

86,908

Average Household Size (Malaysia - 2010)

4.31 (4.62 in the

Average Annual Population Growth Rates (Malaysia, 2000 – 2010)

2.0%

Population Density (per sq. km) (Malaysia – 2010)

86 person

Urban Population (Malaysia - 2010) (Urbanisation rates - %)

20,124,970 (71.0%)

Rural Population (Malaysia - 2010)

8,209,165 (29.0%)

2000)

Citizenship 2010 (%) 

Malaysian Citizens (2010)

26,013,356 (91.8%)

Non-Malaysian Citizens (2010)

2,320,779 (8.2%)

Male Population

14,562,638

Female Population

13,771,497

Source : Department of Statistics (2011). Population and Housing Census 2010. (www.statistics.gov.my)

Ethnic Group of Malaysian Citizens (2010-%) 

Bumiputera

67.4 %

Chinese

24.6%

India

7.3%

Others

0.7 %

Religion (Malaysia, 2010 - %) 

Muslim (Islam)

61.3%

Non-muslim

38.7%

Age Structure (Malaysia, 2010 - %) 

Population aged 0 – 14 years

27.6%

Population aged 15 – 64 years

67.3%

Population aged 65 years and over

5.1%

Median Age (years) (Malaysia, 2010)

26.2 year

Dependency Ratio (Malaysia, 2010) (Number of persons aged below 15 and those aged 65 & over / Number of persons aged 15-64 X 100)

Sex Ratio (Malaysia, 2010 - %)

48.5 106

(Number of males per 100 females)

1

Source : Department of Statistics (2011). Population and Housing Census 2010. (www.statistics.gov.my)

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