Malaysia population 32,437,068 (live)

The population of Malaysia is expected to grow by 418,000 in 2018 and reach 32,454,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 50,000 people yearly. On average there are 539,812 births and 162,786 deaths in Malaysia per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.18 percent per year. The population density of Malaysia has changed from 42.0 in 1980 to 94.9 in 2016.

Current population 32,437,068 people at present (Sunday 16th of December 2018)
Median Age 31.3 years
Life expectancy 75.7 years
Population density 97.5 per km2
Population of Malaysia from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 32,042,000 418,000 (1.3%) 50,000 31.3 2.00 98 24,548,000 (76.6%)
2017 31,624,000 436,735 (1.4%) 50,000 31.0 2.02 96 24,036,000 (76.0%)
2016 31,187,265 464,110 (1.5%) 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 2017 the population of Malaysia was 31,624,000 and the average age increased from 22.8 in 1960 to 31.0. Urban population has increased from 14,369,744 (62.0%) in 2000 to 24,548,000 (76.6%) in the current year. The population density of Malaysia has changed from 42.0 in 1980 to 94.9 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 32,869,000 415,000 (1.3%) 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%)

Total Malaysia population should reach 32,869,000 by 2020 and should increase to 41,729,000 people by year 2050. 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 2017

The population growth rate is 1.32% (436,735 residents, including 153,965 deaths). The demographics of Malaysia constitutes of 15,516,000 women and 16,527,000 men, which means there are 1,065 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 32.6% of population (10,439,284) is 19 or younger, 60.9% of population (19,510,374) is between age 20 and 64 and 6.5% of population (2,092,343) is over 65.

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Myanmar
Population: 53,856,000
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Population: 106,512,000
Singapore
Population: 5,762,000
Thailand
Population: 69,183,000
Timor-Leste
Population: 1,324,000
Viet Nam
Population: 94,579,000
Armenia
Population: 2,934,000
Azerbaijan
Population: 9,967,000