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Malaysia - Total population

31,624,264 (persons) in 2017

In 2017, population for Malaysia was 31.6 million persons. Between 1968 and 2017, population of Malaysia grew substantially from 10.3 million to 31.6 million persons rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.04 % in 1988 and then decreased to 1.40 % in 2017.

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What is population?

Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

What is Malaysia population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 31,624,264 1.40 %
2016 31,187,265 1.51 %
2015 30,723,155 1.64 %
2014 30,228,017 1.75 %
2013 29,706,724 1.84 %
2012 29,170,456 1.87 %
2011 28,635,128 1.86 %
2010 28,112,289 1.84 %
2009 27,605,383 1.82 %
2008 27,111,069 1.82 %
2007 26,625,845 1.84 %
2006 26,143,566