The total population in Malaysia was estimated at 33.1 million people in 2021, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics. 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 August of 2022.

Population in Malaysia is expected to reach 33.80 Million by the end of 2022, 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 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Population

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.90 percent Jun 2022
Unemployed Persons 630.60 637.70 Thousand Jun 2022
Employed Persons 1594.00 15900.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 69.50 69.50 percent Jun 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 3429.00 3459.00 MYR/Month Feb 2022
Population 33.10 32.73 Million Dec 2021
Wages 2933.00 3224.00 MYR/Month Dec 2020

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
33.10 32.73 33.10 8.20 1960 - 2021 Million Yearly