Population: Malaysia

Yearly Population of Malaysia

Malaysia Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 6,109,902 2,965,598 3,144,304 None 6.4 19.8 18.6
1951 6,271,228 3,053,627 3,217,601 2.64 161,326 6.4 19.8 19.1
1952 6,449,609 3,148,107 3,301,502 2.84 178,381 6.4 19.8 19.6
1953 6,639,418 3,246,604 3,392,814 2.94 189,809 6.4 19.8 20.2
1954 6,836,639 3,347,418 3,489,221 2.97 197,221 6.4 19.8 20.8
1955 7,038,910 3,449,685 3,589,225 2.96 202,271 6.4 18.5 21.4
1956 7,245,680 3,553,357 3,692,323 2.94 206,770 6.4 18.5 22.1
1957 7,458,015 3,659,182 3,798,833 2.93 212,335 6.4 18.5 22.7
1958 7,678,381 3,768,565 3,909,816 2.95 220,366 6.4 18.5 23.4
1959 7,910,188 3,883,341 4,026,847 3.02 231,807 6.4 18.5 24.1
1960 8,156,342 4,005,098 4,151,244 3.11 246,154 6.4 17.6 24.8
1961 8,417,821 4,134,429 4,283,392 3.21 261,479 6.4 17.6 25.6
1962 8,692,337 4,270,338 4,421,999 3.26 274,516 6.4 17.6 26.5
1963 8,973,791 4,409,906 4,563,885 3.24 281,454 6.4 17.6 27.3
1964 9,253,827 4,549,118 4,704,709 3.12 280,036 6.4 17.6 28.2
1965 9,526,558 4,685,137 4,841,421 2.95 272,731 5.4 16.9 29.0
1966 9,790,083 4,817,065 4,973,018 2.77 263,525 5.4 16.9 29.8
1967 10,046,321 4,945,833 5,100,488 2.62 256,238 5.4 16.9 30.6
1968 10,297,983 5,072,718 5,225,265 2.51 251,662 5.4 16.9 31.3
1969 10,549,395 5,199,752 5,349,643 2.44 251,412 5.4 16.9 32.1
1970 10,804,131 5,328,592 5,475,539 2.41 254,736 4.7 17.6 32.9
1971 11,062,434 5,459,383 5,603,051 2.39 258,303 4.7 17.6 33.7
1972 11,324,277 5,592,045 5,732,232 2.37 261,843 4.7 17.6 34.5
1973 11,592,638 5,727,799 5,864,839 2.37 268,361 4.7 17.6 35.3
1974 11,871,102 5,868,082 6,003,020 2.40 278,464 4.7 17.6 36.1
1975 12,162,189 6,013,905 6,148,284 2.45 291,087 4.2 18.6 37.0
1976 12,468,688 6,166,375 6,302,313 2.52 306,499 4.2 18.6 38.0
1977 12,790,313 6,325,405 6,464,908 2.58 321,625 4.2 18.6 38.9
1978 13,122,833 6,489,353 6,633,480 2.60 332,520 4.2 18.6 39.9
1979 13,460,035 6,655,815 6,804,220 2.57 337,202 4.2 18.6 41.0
1980 13,798,094 6,823,295 6,974,799 2.51 338,059 4.0 19.5 42.0
1981 14,134,060 6,990,743 7,143,317 2.43 335,966 4.0 19.5 43.0
1982 14,471,215 7,159,451 7,311,764 2.39 337,155 4.0 19.5 44.0
1983 14,819,430 7,333,003 7,486,427 2.41 348,215 4.0 19.5 45.1
1984 15,192,300 7,516,364 7,675,936 2.52 372,870 4.0 19.5 46.2
1985 15,598,924 7,712,885 7,886,039 2.68 406,624 3.7 20.5 47.5
1986 16,043,736 7,924,120 8,119,616 2.85 444,812 3.7 20.5 48.8
1987 16,522,004 8,148,444 8,373,560 2.98 478,268 3.7 20.5 50.3
1988 17,022,470 8,382,161 8,640,309 3.03 500,466 3.7 20.5 51.8
1989 17,528,961 8,619,896 8,909,065 2.98 506,491 3.7 20.5 53.4
1990 18,029,824 8,857,746 9,172,078 2.86 500,863 3.4 21.6 54.9
1991 18,519,941 9,093,703 9,426,238 2.72 490,117 3.4 21.6 56.4
1992 19,002,660 9,328,758 9,673,902 2.61 482,719 3.4 21.6 57.8
1993 19,484,901 9,565,557 9,919,344 2.54 482,241 3.4 21.6 59.3
1994 19,977,508 9,808,204 10,169,304 2.53 492,607 3.4 21.6 60.8
1995 20,487,604 10,059,201 10,428,403 2.55 510,096 3.1 22.5 62.4
1996 21,017,619 10,319,690 10,697,929 2.59 530,015 3.1 22.5 64.0
1997 21,562,790 10,587,331 10,975,459 2.59 545,171 3.1 22.5 65.6
1998 22,114,647 10,856,984 11,257,663 2.56 551,857 3.1 22.5 67.3
1999 22,661,293 11,121,621 11,539,672 2.47 546,646 3.1 22.5 69.0
2000 23,194,252 11,376,247 11,818,005 2.35 532,959 2.5 23.8 70.6
2001 23,709,115 11,618,585 12,090,530 2.22 514,863 2.5 23.8 72.2
2002 24,208,391 11,850,200 12,358,191 2.11 499,276 2.5 23.8 73.7
2003 24,698,821 12,074,668 12,624,153 2.03 490,430 2.5 23.8 75.2
2004 25,190,647 12,297,492 12,893,155 1.99 491,826 2.5 23.8 76.7
2005 25,690,615 12,522,563 13,168,052 1.98 499,968 2.2 25.0 78.2
2006 26,201,954 12,751,205 13,450,749 1.99 511,339 2.2 25.0 79.8
2007 26,720,367 12,981,865 13,738,502 1.98 518,413 2.2 25.0 81.3
2008 27,236,003 13,212,119 14,023,884 1.93 515,636 2.2 25.0 82.9
2009 27,735,038 13,438,288 14,296,750 1.83 499,035 2.2 25.0 84.4
2010 28,208,028 13,657,901 14,550,127 1.71 472,990 2.1 26.0 85.9
2011 28,650,962 13,870,044 14,780,918 1.57 442,934 2.1 26.0 87.2
2012 29,068,189 14,076,071 14,992,118 1.46 417,227 2.1 26.0 88.5
2013 29,468,923 14,278,481 15,190,442 1.38 400,734 2.1 26.0 89.7
2014 29,866,606 14,480,879 15,385,727 1.35 397,683 2.1 26.0 90.9
2015 30,270,965 14,685,798 15,585,167 1.35 404,359 2.0 28.2 92.1
2016 30,684,652 14,893,934 15,790,718 1.37 413,687 2.0 28.2 93.4
2017 31,104,655 15,104,343 16,000,312 1.37 420,003 2.0 28.2 94.7
2018 31,528,033 15,315,852 16,212,181 1.36 423,378 2.0 28.2 96.0
2019 31,949,789 15,526,625 16,423,164 1.34 421,756 2.0 28.2 97.2
2020 32,365,998 15,735,185 16,630,813 1.30 416,209 1.9 30.3 98.5
2021 32,776,000 15,941,000 16,835,000 1.27 410,002 1.9 30.3 99.8
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Malaysia Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)