Malaysia Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Malaysia birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Malaysia in 2021 is 16.258 births per 1000 people, a 1.17% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Malaysia in 2020 was 16.451 births per 1000 people, a 1.15% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Malaysia in 2019 was 16.643 births per 1000 people, a 1.15% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Malaysia in 2018 was 16.836 births per 1000 people, a 0.36% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 32.198
Gabon 29.767
Iraq 28.134
Namibia 27.385
Samoa 23.849
Tonga 23.745
Guatemala 23.677
Botswana 23.410
Algeria 22.153
Turkmenistan 22.060
Jordan 21.228
Fiji 20.383
Belize 20.130
Paraguay 19.931
South Africa 19.662
Guyana 19.318
Kazakhstan 19.250
Ecuador 19.027
Dominican Republic 18.667
Suriname 17.948
Libya 17.633
Iran 17.447
Peru 17.404
Venezuela 17.298
Lebanon 16.915
Mexico 16.892
Malaysia 16.258
Grenada 15.675
Jamaica 15.556
Turkey 15.408
Azerbaijan 15.201
Colombia 14.275
Brazil 13.313
Costa Rica 13.262
Armenia 13.055
Maldives 13.014
Russia 11.905
Montenegro 11.511
Albania 11.310
Belarus 11.272
China 11.159
North Macedonia 10.375
Mauritius 10.026
Thailand 9.904
Cuba 9.732
Romania 9.489
Serbia 9.254
Bulgaria 8.775
Malaysia - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 16.258 -1.170%
2020 16.451 -1.150%
2019 16.643 -1.150%
2018 16.836 -0.360%
2017 16.897 -0.370%
2016 16.959 -0.360%
2015 17.020 -0.360%
2014 17.082 -0.360%
2013 17.143 -0.550%
2012 17.238 -0.550%
2011 17.334 -0.550%
2010 17.429 -0.550%
2009 17.525 -0.540%
2008 17.620 -2.000%
2007 17.980 -1.970%
2006 18.341 -1.930%
2005 18.701 -1.890%
2004 19.062 -1.850%
2003 19.422 -5.110%
2002 20.468 -4.870%
2001 21.515 -4.640%
2000 22.561 -4.430%
1999 23.608 -4.240%
1998 24.654 -2.020%
1997 25.161 -1.980%
1996 25.669 -1.940%
1995 26.176 -1.900%
1994 26.684 -1.860%
1993 27.191 -1.250%
1992 27.535 -1.230%
1991 27.879 -1.220%
1990 28.224 -1.200%
1989 28.568 -1.190%
1988 28.912 -1.470%
1987 29.342 -1.440%
1986 29.771 -1.420%
1985 30.201 -1.400%
1984 30.630 -1.380%
1983 31.060 -0.250%
1982 31.137 -0.250%
1981 31.214 -0.250%
1980 31.291 -0.250%
1979 31.368 -0.240%
1978 31.445 -0.850%
1977 31.714 -0.840%
1976 31.983 -0.830%
1975 32.251 -0.830%
1974 32.520 -0.820%
1973 32.789 -1.690%
1972 33.353 -1.660%
1971 33.917 -1.640%
1970 34.481 -1.610%
1969 35.045 -1.580%
1968 35.609 -3.330%
1967 36.836 -3.220%
1966 38.063 -3.120%
1965 39.290 -3.030%
1964 40.517 -2.940%
1963 41.744 -0.500%
1962 41.955 -0.500%
1961 42.166 -0.500%
1960 42.376 -0.500%
1959 42.587 -0.490%
1958 42.798 -0.300%
1957 42.926 -0.300%
1956 43.054 -0.290%
1955 43.181 -0.300%
1954 43.309 -0.290%
1953 43.437 -0.290%
1952 43.565 -0.290%
1951 43.693 -0.290%
1950 43.820 0.000%