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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

Vital Statistics, Malaysia, 2021*New

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

Marriage and Divorce Statistics, Malaysia, 2020

The publication of Marriage and Divorce Statistics, Malaysia, 2020 presents the statistics of marriage and divorce in Malaysia for 2018 and 2019.  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 : Monday 30, November 2020 1200

Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2020

The publication of Statistics on Causes of Death, Malaysia, 2020 presents statistics on the principal causes of death in Malaysia for the year 2019. There were 173.7 thousand deaths recorded in 2019, an increased of 1.0 per cent (1.7 thousand) as compared to 2018 (172.0 thousand). Ischaemic heart diseases was the principal cause of death in 2019. 

Release Date : Thursday 26, November 2020 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