Population of Malaysia (2021)

Malaysia population

33,298,371

Births this year: 3,185,954 Births today 1,211
Deaths this year 837,544 Deaths today 318

Malaysia Population by Religions(2010 est)

Region Name Percents Number
Muslim (official) 61.3% 18,972,327 people
Buddhist 19.8% 6,128,092 people
Christian 9.2% 2,847,397 people
Hindu 6.3% 1,949,848 people
Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 1.3% 402,350 people
other 0.4% 123,800 people
none 0.8% 247,600 people
unspecified 1% 309,500 people

Malaysia Population by Ethnic groups (2010 est)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Malay 50.1% 15,505,931 people
Chinese 22.6% 6,994,691 people
indigenous 11.8% 3,652,096 people
Indian 6.7% 2,073,647 people
other 0.7% 216,650 people
non-citizens 8.2% 2,537,897 people

Malaysia population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 32,374,474 16,010,147 16,364,327 100 100 100 97.8
00-04 2,599,654 1,336,136 1,263,518 8 8.3 7.7 105.7
05-09 2,480,216 1,274,232 1,205,984 7.7 8 7.4 105.7
10-14 2,332,344 1,139,012 1,193,332 7.2 7.1 7.3 95.4
15-19 2,647,407 1,280,816 1,366,591 8.2 8 8.4 93.7
20-24 2,812,140 1,363,435 1,448,705 8.7 8.5 8.9 94.1
25-29 2,944,679 1,457,540 1,487,139 9.1 9.1 9.1 98
30-34 2,945,177 1,497,441 1,447,736 9.1 9.4 8.8 103.4
35-39 2,765,366 1,377,769 1,387,597 8.5 8.6 8.5 99.3
40-44 2,148,268 1,079,522 1,068,746 6.6 6.7 6.5 101
45-49 1,910,098 965,618 944,480 5.9 6 5.8 102.2
50-54 1,732,571 846,432 886,139 5.4 5.3 5.4 95.5
55-59 1,530,066 719,837 810,229 4.7 4.5 5 88.8
60-64 1,256,236 591,586 664,650 3.9 3.7 4.1 89
65-69 927,865 434,046 493,819 2.9 2.7 3 87.9
70-74 656,474 307,412 349,062 2 1.9 2.1 88.1
75-79 366,352 172,174 194,178 1.1 1.1 1.2 88.7
80-84 212,002 105,282 106,720 0.7 0.7 0.7 98.7
85-89 81,011 45,738 35,273 0.3 0.3 0.2 129.7
90-94 22,363 13,502 8,861 0.1 0.1 0.1 152.4
95-99 3,873 2,416 1,457 0 0 0 165.8
100+ 312 201 111 0 0 0 181.1

Malaysia Age structure and Population pyramid

Malaysia Age structure and Population pyramid

Malaysia Sex ratio

Malaysia Sex ratio

Malaysia Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Malaysia

Malaysia Population (1950 - 2021)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2020 32,374,474 1.25 401,057 97.84 98.54
2019 31,973,417 1.28 402,841 97.90 97.32
2018 31,570,576 1.30 406,399 97.98 96.09
2017 31,164,177 1.34 412,575 98.06 94.85
2016 30,751,602 1.39 420,595 98.13 93.60
2015 30,331,007 1.43 429,010 98.17 92.32
2014 29,901,997 1.48 436,625 98.18 91.01
2013 29,465,372 1.53 443,432 98.17 89.68
2012 29,021,940 1.57 448,970 98.19 88.33
2011 28,572,970 1.61 453,470 98.29 86.97
2010 28,119,500 1.66 458,483 98.54 85.59
2005 25,796,124 10.14 2,375,373 101.52 78.52
2000 23,420,751 13.01 2,695,377 103.46 71.29
1995 20,725,374 13.81 2,514,277 103.28 63.08
1990 18,211,097 15.52 2,446,757 103.10 55.43
1985 15,764,340 13.96 1,930,601 101.71 47.98
1980 13,833,739 12.36 1,521,957 101.55 42.11
1975 12,311,782 12.86 1,403,148 101.51 37.47
1970 10,908,634 13.99 1,338,850 102.11 33.20
1965 9,569,784 17.26 1,408,809 103.05 29.13
1960 8,160,975 16.32 1,144,878 103.47 24.84
1955 7,016,097 14.83 906,190 104.10 21.35
1950 6,109,907 106.03 18.60
Chart population Malaysia Population (1950 - 2021)