The total population in Malaysia was estimated at 32.73 million people in 2020, according to the latest census figures. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Looking back, in the year of 1960, Malaysia had a population of 8.2 million people. This page provides - Malaysia Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2021.

Population in Malaysia is expected to reach 33.45 Million by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malaysia Population is projected to trend around 33.80 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Population

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.60 percent Sep/21
Unemployed Persons 729.60 749.00 Thousand Sep/21
Employed Persons 15460.00 15376.60 Thousand Sep/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.60 68.40 percent Sep/21
Wages in Manufacturing 3266.00 3255.00 MYR/Month Aug/21
Population 32.73 32.59 Million Dec/20
Wages 2933.00 3224.00 MYR/Month Dec/20
Malaysia Population
The population of Malaysia represents 0.42 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 242 people on the planet is a resident of Malaysia.