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My Local Stats 2021

Release Date : Thursday 17, November 2022 1200





My Local Stats 2021, the fifth series of publications since 2017 comprises 173 publications namely one Malaysia publication, 13 states’ publications, three Federal Territories’ publications, and 156 publications by administrative district. The statistics are presented at the administrative district level which is much needed for inclusive national development planning.

As for population, the total population in Malaysia was estimated at 32.6 million in 2021. According to mid-year population estimates based on Population and Housing Census 2020, Petaling, Selangor was the district with the highest population at 2.32 million followed by Johor Bahru, Johor (1.72 million) dan Ulu Langat, Selangor (1.39 million).

In terms of housing, the number of living quarters recorded in 2020 was 9.61 million based on Population and Housing Census 2020. At the district level, Petaling, Selangor has the highest number of living quarters in 2020 which were 679,812 units followed by W.P. Kuala Lumpur (634,639 units) and Johor Bahru, Johor (610,314 units).

Looking at the education field, there were 10,224 schools in 2021 consisting of 7,780 primary schools and 2,444 secondary schools. The number of primary and secondary school teachers in 2021 recorded a decrease of 0.9 per cent and 2.3 per cent respectively to 235,031 teachers and 175,987 teachers.

In terms of educational facilities at the district level, W.P. Kuala Lumpur recorded the highest number of primary and secondary schools namely 190 primary schools and 104 secondary schools respectively followed by Johor Bahru, Johor (181 primary schools and 87 secondary schools) and Petaling, Selangor (148 primary schools and 77 secondary schools).


The full publication of the My Local Stats, 2021 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.

Released by:
17 NOVEMBER 2022

Contact person:
Baharudin Mohamad

Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : baharudin[at]dosm.gov.my

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