Malaysia population 33,527,170 (live)

The population of Malaysia is expected to grow by 420,000 in 2021 and reach 33,711,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 50,000 people yearly. The population density of Malaysia has changed from 42.0 in 1980 to 98.8 in 2019.

Current population 33,527,170 people at present (Sunday 25th of July 2021)
Median Age 32.1 years
Population density 101.3 per km2
Population of Malaysia from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 33,289,000 420,000 (1.3%) 50,000 32.1 101 26,054,000 (78.3%)
2020 32,869,000 415,000 (1.3%) 50,000 31.9 1.97 100 25,553,000 (77.7%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 31.6 1.98 99 25,052,000 (77.2%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 31.3 2.00 98 24,548,000 (76.6%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 31.0 2.02 96 24,036,000 (76.0%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 30.7 2.04 95 23,505,842 (75.4%)
2015 30,723,155 495,138 (1.6%) 50,000 30.4 2.06 94 22,951,733 (74.7%)
2010 28,112,289 506,906 (1.8%) 156,330 29.1 2.15 86 19,934,986 (70.9%)
2005 25,659,393 485,284 (1.9%) 142,259 28.0 2.29 78 17,087,616 (66.6%)
2000 23,185,608 529,322 (2.3%) 129,107 26.8 2.78 71 14,369,744 (62.0%)
1995 20,495,597 508,703 (2.5%) 98,944 25.8 3.31 62 11,413,588 (55.7%)
1990 18,038,321 502,350 (2.8%) 59,762 25.0 3.55 55 8,982,002 (49.8%)
1985 15,598,942 407,317 (2.6%) 87,082 24.3 3.82 47 7,158,822 (45.9%)
1980 13,798,125 337,924 (2.5%) -14,274 23.8 4.07 42 5,801,284 (42.0%)
1975 12,162,369 291,136 (2.4%) -1,390 23.3 4.43 37 4,579,375 (37.7%)
1970 10,803,978 254,752 (2.4%) -26,302 22.7 5.01 33 3,614,363 (33.5%)
1965 9,526,563 272,600 (2.9%) -26,940 22.3 5.92 29 2,849,681 (29.9%)
1960 8,157,106 261,354 (3.1%) -9,773 22.8 6.45 25 2,169,627 (26.6%)

In 2020 the population of Malaysia was 32,869,000 and the average age increased from 22.8 in 1960 to 31.9. Urban population has increased from 14,369,744 (62.0%) in 2000 to 26,054,000 (78.3%) in the current year. The population density of Malaysia has changed from 42.0 in 1980 to 98.8 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 31.9 1.97 100 25,553,000 (77.7%)
2025 34,950,000 405,000 (1.2%) 50,000 33.3 1.89 106 28,000,000 (80.1%)
2030 36,815,000 350,000 (1.0%) 50,000 34.7 1.84 112 30,157,000 (81.9%)
2035 38,381,000 290,000 (0.8%) 50,000 36.2 1.80 117 31,937,000 (83.2%)
2040 39,668,000 239,000 (0.6%) 50,000 37.7 1.77 121 33,381,000 (84.2%)
2045 40,761,000 207,000 (0.5%) 50,000 39.1 1.75 124 34,659,000 (85.0%)
2050 41,729,000 184,000 (0.4%) 50,000 40.4 1.74 127 35,833,000 (85.9%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 80.5 (78.7 years for male and 82.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 127.0 people per square kilometer.

Malaysia demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 1.28% (415,000 residents, including 167,209 deaths). The demographics of Malaysia constitutes of 16,164,000 women and 17,125,000 men, which means there are 1,060 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 31.3% of population (10,406,141) is 19 or younger, 61.5% of population (20,479,393) is between age 20 and 64 and 7.2% of population (2,406,795) is over 65.

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