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MALAYSIA
Population

Cities in MALAYSIA

Kuala lumpur

Population

The population of Malaysia is 31,381,992 (2017). The population density is about 95 inhabitants per square kilometre.

The natural population growth rate is 1.37 %. (2017)
Birth rate per 1000 inhabitants is 19.1 (2017)
Death rate per 1000 inhabitants is 5.1 (2017)
Life expectancy is 75.2 years. (men 72.4 and women 78.2 years (2017)

Population composition:The largest population group is the Malaysians(50%). There are also groups of Chinese (21%), Indignious people (11%) and Indians (6%) and various smaller groups.

Language

The official language is Malay ( Bahasa Malaysia). Furthermore, many Chinese dialects, Tamil and English are spoken.

Religion

There are several religions practiced in Malaysia, the distribution is roughly as follows: Muslim (55%), Buddhist (19%), Christian (7%), Hindu (7%), Chinese (11.6%) and Other (0.5%).


Sources

Elmar Landeninformatie

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated January 2024
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