Malaysia Population

Population now

32,473,364
Male:16,733,259(51.53 %)
Female:15,741,105(48.47 %)
Births in 2019:295,470
Deaths in 2019:90,738

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:73.61 years
Female:78.16 years
Total:75.76 years
Median Age:28.43 years
Birth Rate:16.77
Death Rate:5.15
Growth Rate:2.26 %
Fertility Rate:1.99

Population Data Graphs

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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • Urbanization

Malaysia Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19608M4M4M1.042.98%42.6910.736.4559.4758.6760.3216.5726.60%24.74
19618M4M4M1.043.12%42.3210.286.4260.0459.2560.9016.3927.24%25.53
19629M4M4M1.043.24%41.749.856.3560.6159.8061.4716.1827.90%26.36
19639M5M4M1.043.34%40.959.436.2561.1560.3362.0316.0028.56%27.21
19649M5M5M1.033.42%39.959.036.1061.6760.8262.5915.9029.23%28.06
196510M5M5M1.033.49%38.828.655.9262.1861.2963.1415.8929.91%28.89
196610M5M5M1.033.53%37.638.315.7362.6661.7363.6715.9230.60%29.69
196710M5M5M1.033.56%36.477.995.5363.1362.1564.1916.0531.30%30.47
196810M5M5M1.033.60%35.447.715.3463.5862.5664.6916.2432.01%31.23
196911M5M5M1.033.63%34.567.475.1764.0262.9565.1816.4332.73%31.99
197011M5M5M1.033.67%33.857.255.0164.4563.3365.6516.6033.45%32.76
197111M6M5M1.033.72%33.317.064.8864.8663.7066.1116.8634.27%33.55
197211M6M6M1.033.77%32.876.894.7665.2664.0766.5517.0735.10%34.34
197312M6M6M1.023.82%32.516.744.6465.6464.4166.9817.2535.94%35.16
197412M6M6M1.023.88%32.196.594.5366.0264.7567.3917.4436.79%36.00
197512M6M6M1.023.95%31.936.454.4366.3865.0867.7917.6437.65%36.88
197612M6M6M1.024.02%31.716.324.3366.7465.3968.1817.8038.52%37.81
197713M6M6M1.024.10%31.566.194.2567.0865.7068.5617.9739.39%38.79
197813M7M6M1.024.18%31.466.074.1867.4166.0068.9318.1540.27%39.80
197913M7M7M1.024.27%31.385.954.1267.7366.2869.2918.3341.16%40.82
198014M7M7M1.024.36%31.315.844.0768.0466.5669.6318.5242.04%41.84
198114M7M7M1.024.44%31.195.734.0268.3566.8369.9718.7142.81%42.86
198214M7M7M1.024.52%31.025.623.9768.6467.0970.3018.9143.57%43.88
198315M7M7M1.024.58%30.785.523.9368.9367.3470.6219.1344.35%44.94
198415M8M8M1.024.63%30.465.413.8769.2167.5970.9319.3445.12%46.07
198516M8M8M1.024.66%30.085.313.8269.4867.8371.2319.5345.89%47.31
198616M8M8M1.024.69%29.675.213.7669.7568.0771.5319.7546.67%48.66
198717M8M8M1.034.70%29.255.133.7070.0068.2971.8219.9647.45%50.11
198817M9M8M1.034.71%28.845.053.6570.2568.5272.0920.1648.23%51.64
198918M9M9M1.034.72%28.454.973.6070.4968.7372.3620.3649.01%53.18
199018M9M9M1.044.72%28.094.913.5570.7368.9572.6320.5649.79%54.70
199119M9M9M1.044.72%27.764.853.5170.9669.1572.8820.7550.58%56.19
199219M10M9M1.044.71%27.424.803.4771.1869.3673.1320.9451.81%57.66
199319M10M10M1.044.70%27.064.753.4271.3969.5573.3821.1353.11%59.12
199420M10M10M1.044.67%26.664.703.3771.6169.7473.6221.3354.40%60.61
199520M10M10M1.044.63%26.184.653.3171.8169.9373.8521.5355.69%62.15
199621M11M10M1.044.56%25.574.603.2472.0270.1274.0821.7556.97%63.76
199722M11M11M1.044.44%24.824.563.1572.2270.3074.3121.9858.24%65.40
199822M11M11M1.044.30%23.954.523.0472.4270.4874.5322.2459.50%67.06
199923M12M11M1.044.13%22.994.482.9172.6270.6674.7522.5260.74%68.71
200023M12M11M1.043.93%21.974.462.7872.8070.8374.9622.8361.98%70.31
200124M12M12M1.043.71%20.984.452.6672.9770.9775.1522.9662.92%71.87
200224M12M12M1.043.51%20.064.452.5473.1171.1075.3223.1563.86%73.39
200325M13M12M1.053.31%19.274.472.4473.2471.2075.4923.4164.78%74.87
200425M13M12M1.053.14%18.644.502.3673.3671.2975.6423.7065.69%76.34
200526M13M13M1.053.00%18.164.542.2973.4671.3775.7824.0366.59%77.81
200626M13M13M1.052.89%17.844.592.2573.5871.4675.9324.1767.48%79.28
200727M14M13M1.062.81%17.624.622.2273.7071.5776.0924.3368.36%80.75
200827M14M13M1.062.75%17.464.652.1973.8571.7176.2524.5269.23%82.22
200928M14M13M1.062.72%17.354.672.1774.0271.8776.4324.7670.08%83.72
201028M14M14M1.062.68%17.264.692.1574.2172.0676.6225.0270.91%85.25
201129M15M14M1.072.65%17.204.712.1374.4172.2676.8225.3471.61%86.84
201229M15M14M1.072.63%17.164.732.1174.6172.4777.0125.6672.28%88.46
201330M15M14M1.072.60%17.144.762.0974.8072.6677.2025.9872.93%90.09
201430M16M15M1.072.56%17.124.812.0774.9872.8477.3826.3273.58%91.67
201531M16M15M1.072.51%17.094.872.0675.1473.0177.5426.6874.21%93.17
201631M16M15M1.072.46%17.054.932.0475.3073.1677.7027.1074.84%94.58
201732M16M15M1.072.38%16.935.012.0275.4573.3177.8527.5475.45%95.90
201832M17M16M1.072.32%16.855.082.0175.6073.4678.0027.9876.04%97.17
201932M17M16M1.062.26%16.775.151.9975.7673.6178.1628.4376.61%98.42

Malaysia Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202033M17M16M1.062.20%16.695.221.9775.9173.7678.3128.8877.16%99.68
202133M17M16M1.062.11%16.475.301.9576.0673.9278.4629.3277.70%100.95
202234M17M16M1.062.02%16.255.381.9476.2274.0778.6129.7578.21%102.23
202334M18M17M1.061.94%16.025.451.9276.3774.2378.7530.1878.72%103.51
202435M18M17M1.061.86%15.805.531.9176.5374.3878.9030.6079.20%104.76
202535M18M17M1.051.78%15.585.611.8976.6874.5479.0531.0279.67%105.99
202635M18M17M1.051.68%15.275.701.8876.8374.7079.1931.4280.12%107.18
202736M18M17M1.051.59%14.965.781.8776.9874.8679.3331.8280.56%108.35
202836M18M18M1.051.50%14.665.871.8677.1475.0179.4832.2380.98%109.48
202936M19M18M1.051.41%14.355.951.8577.2975.1779.6232.6481.39%110.58
203037M19M18M1.051.32%14.046.041.8477.4475.3379.7633.0681.79%111.65
203137M19M18M1.051.24%13.766.141.8377.5975.4979.9033.4682.17%112.67
203237M19M18M1.041.16%13.486.241.8277.7575.6680.0333.8682.53%113.66
203338M19M19M1.041.08%13.206.351.8277.9075.8280.1734.2482.88%114.61
203438M19M19M1.041.00%12.926.451.8178.0675.9980.3034.6083.22%115.51
203538M20M19M1.040.93%12.646.551.8078.2176.1580.4434.9783.55%116.39
203639M20M19M1.040.87%12.476.661.7978.3676.3280.5735.3183.86%117.23
203739M20M19M1.040.82%12.296.771.7978.5176.4980.7035.6584.16%118.04
203839M20M19M1.040.76%12.126.871.7878.6776.6580.8435.9884.45%118.82
203939M20M19M1.040.71%11.946.981.7878.8276.8280.9736.3284.73%119.57
204040M20M19M1.030.66%11.777.091.7778.9776.9981.1036.6585.00%120.30
204140M20M20M1.030.63%11.707.201.7779.1277.1681.2336.9585.25%121.00
204240M20M20M1.030.59%11.647.311.7679.2777.3381.3637.2585.50%121.68
204340M20M20M1.030.56%11.577.421.7679.4277.5081.4937.5385.74%122.34
204441M21M20M1.030.53%11.517.531.7579.5777.6781.6237.8285.97%122.98
204541M21M20M1.030.50%11.447.641.7579.7277.8481.7538.0986.21%123.61
204641M21M20M1.030.48%11.427.741.7579.8778.0181.8838.3386.44%124.23
204741M21M20M1.030.45%11.407.851.7580.0378.1982.0138.5686.66%124.83
204841M21M20M1.030.43%11.377.951.7480.1878.3682.1338.7986.89%125.42
204942M21M20M1.030.41%11.358.061.7480.3478.5482.2639.0187.11%125.99
205042M21M21M1.030.39%11.338.161.7480.4978.7182.3939.2587.33%126.55

Highest City Populations in Malaysia

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Kuala Lumpur7,790,1521,453,975
2Johor Bahru1,003,940802,489
3Ipoh800,658673,318
4Kuching602,376570,407
5Kota Kinabalu536,611457,326
6Kuantan491,517366,229
7Seremban465,423372,917
8Kuala Terengganu378,282285,065
9Sandakan371,235371,000
10Kota Bharu343,188343,000
11Alor Star333,376217,368

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