Population of Malaysia 2021

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Population of Malaysia 2021

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia, separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo’s East Malaysia. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Malaysia in 2020 is 32,365,998 (32.3 million or 3.23 Crores)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Malaysia Population 2021

Malaysia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.30%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  32,776,195 (32.7 million)* equivalent to 0.42% of the total world population.

The total Land Area of Malaysia is 329,613 sq. km (127,264 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Malaysia is 99 per Km2 (255 people per mi2).

Population of  Malaysia in 2021 – 32.7 million or 3.27 Crores (Approx)
Malaysia 2020 Population
Total Population 32,365,998 (32.3 million)
Global Rank 45
Share of World Pop. 0.42%
Land Area  329,613 sq. km (127,264 sq. mi)
Area Rank 67
Pop. Density 99 people/sq. km
Capital City Kuala Lumpur

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

Malaysia Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Malaysia2.01
Infant mortality rate** in Malaysia5.2
Median Age in Malaysia 30.3 Years
Life Expectancy in Malaysia76.65 years
Urban Population of Malaysia78.4 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years. 

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Malaysia

Religion in Malaysia

  • Islam – 61.3%
  • Buddhism – 19.8%
  • Christianity – 9.2%
  • Hinduism – 6.3%
  • Chinese folk religion – 3.4%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Malaysia by Population

 

#CityStatePopulation
1Kuala LumpurFederal Territories15,88,750
2Seberang PeraiPenang8,18,197
3KajangSelangor7,95,522
4KlangSelangor7,44,062
5Subang JayaSelangor7,08,296
6George TownPenang7,08,127
7IpohPerak6,57,892
8Petaling JayaSelangor6,13,977
9KuchingSarawak5,70,407
10SelayangSelangor5,42,409
11Shah AlamSelangor5,41,306
12Iskandar PuteriJohor5,29,074
13SerembanNegeri Sembilan5,15,490
14Johor BahruJohor4,97,067
15Malacca CityMalacca4,84,855
16Ampang JayaSelangor4,68,961
17Kota KinabaluSabah4,52,058
18Sungai PetaniKedah4,43,488
19KuantanPahang4,27,515
20Alor SetarKedah4,05,523