Malaysia datasheet

Malaysia official data

  • Official country name: none
  • Capital: Kuala Lumpur
  • Total Area: 329,847 km²
  • Government: Federal parliamentary democracy under elective constitutional monarchy
  • Currency: Ringgit, RM – MYR
  • Drives on the: left
  • Calling Code: +60
  • Internet TLD: .my
Map of Malaysia
Map of Malaysia

Demographics

Malaysia flag
Flag of Malaysia
  • Population: 28,334,135 (2010 Census)
  • Population Density: 86/km²
  • Official Languages: Malaysian, English (recognised)
  • HDI: 0.769 (high)
  • Ethnic Groups: (2010)
    • 50.4% Malay
    • 23.7% Chinese
    • 11.0% Indigenous
    • 7.1% Indian
    • 7.8% other

Economy

Arms of Malaysia
Arms of Malaysia
  • GDP (PPP): USD 555.912 Billion (2014 Estimate)
  • GDP per Capita (PPP): USD 18,509
  • GDP (Nominal): USD 367.712 Billion (2014 Estimate)
  • GDP per Capita (Nominal): USD 12,243
  • GDP Growth: 4.5% (2012 Estimate)
  • GDP by sector: (2012 Estimate)
    • agriculture: 11.9%
    • industry: 41.2%
    • services: 46.8%
  • Labor force: 12.92 Million (2012 Estimate)
  • Labor force by occupation: (2005 Estimate)
    • agriculture 13%
    • industry 36%
    • services 51%
  • Unemployment: 3.2% (2012 Estimate)
  • Inflation: 1.9% (2012 Estimate)
  • Main Industries:
    • rubber and palm oil processing and manufacturing
    • light manufacturing
    • pharmaceuticals
    • medical technology
    • electronics
    • tin mining and smelting
    • logging
    • timber processing
    • petroleum production and refining
    • agriculture processing
  • Natural resources:
    • tin
    • petroleum
    • timber
    • copper
    • iron ore
    • natural gas
    • bauxite
  • Exports: USD 239.8 Billion (2012 Estimate)
  • Main Export Partners: (2012 Estimate)
    • Singapore 13.6%
    • China 12.6%
    • Japan 11.8%
    • United States 8.7%
    • Thailand 5.4%
    • Hong Kong 4.3%
    • India 4.2%
    • Australia 4.1%
  • Imports: USD 197.2 Billion (2012 Estimate)
  • Main Import Partners: (2012 Estimate)
    • China 15.1%
    • Singapore 13.3%
    • Japan 10.3%
    • United States 8.1%
    • Thailand 6.0%
    • Indonesia 5.1%
    • South Korea 4.1%

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