Malaysia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of Malaysia population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Malaysia in 2019 is 31,949,777, a 1.34% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Malaysia in 2018 was 31,528,033, a 1.36% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Malaysia in 2017 was 31,104,646, a 1.37% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Malaysia in 2016 was 30,684,654, a 1.37% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2019 Population
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Thailand 69,625,582
South Africa 58,558,270
Colombia 50,339,443
Algeria 43,053,054
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Malaysia 31,949,777
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Guatemala 17,581,472
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Cuba 11,333,483
Dominican Republic 10,738,958
Jordan 10,101,694
Azerbaijan 10,047,718
Belarus 9,452,411
Serbia 8,772,235
Paraguay 7,044,636
Bulgaria 7,000,119
Lebanon 6,855,713
Libya 6,777,452
Turkmenistan 5,942,089
Costa Rica 5,047,561
Armenia 2,957,731
Jamaica 2,948,279
Albania 2,880,917
Namibia 2,494,530
Botswana 2,303,697
Gabon 2,172,579
North Macedonia 2,083,459
Equatorial Guinea 1,355,986
Mauritius 1,269,668
Fiji 889,953
Guyana 782,766
Montenegro 627,987
Suriname 581,372
Maldives 530,953
Belize 390,353
Samoa 197,097
Grenada 112,003
Tonga 104,494
Dominica 71,808
Marshall Islands 58,791
American Samoa 55,312
Tuvalu 11,646
Nauru 10,756
Malaysia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 31,949,777 1.34%
2018 31,528,033 1.36%
2017 31,104,646 1.37%
2016 30,684,654 1.37%
2015 30,270,962 1.35%
2014 29,866,603 1.35%
2013 29,468,923 1.38%
2012 29,068,189 1.46%
2011 28,650,959 1.57%
2010 28,208,035 1.71%
2009 27,735,040 1.83%
2008 27,236,006 1.93%
2007 26,720,370 1.98%
2006 26,201,961 1.99%
2005 25,690,611 1.98%
2004 25,190,652 1.99%
2003 24,698,819 2.03%
2002 24,208,391 2.11%
2001 23,709,119 2.22%
2000 23,194,257 2.35%
1999 22,661,298 2.47%
1998 22,114,654 2.56%
1997 21,562,793 2.59%
1996 21,017,613 2.59%
1995 20,487,607 2.55%
1994 19,977,500 2.53%
1993 19,484,898 2.54%
1992 19,002,656 2.61%
1991 18,519,937 2.72%
1990 18,029,824 2.86%
1989 17,528,961 2.98%
1988 17,022,465 3.03%
1987 16,522,000 2.98%
1986 16,043,731 2.85%
1985 15,598,927 2.68%
1984 15,192,298 2.52%
1983 14,819,424 2.41%
1982 14,471,211 2.39%
1981 14,134,058 2.43%
1980 13,798,085 2.51%
1979 13,460,031 2.57%
1978 13,122,839 2.60%
1977 12,790,312 2.58%
1976 12,468,689 2.52%
1975 12,162,187 2.45%
1974 11,871,104 2.40%
1973 11,592,638 2.37%
1972 11,324,277 2.37%
1971 11,062,433 2.39%
1970 10,804,131 2.41%
1969 10,549,399 2.44%
1968 10,297,983 2.50%
1967 10,046,325 2.62%
1966 9,790,084 2.77%
1965 9,526,558 2.95%
1964 9,253,842 3.12%
1963 8,973,788 3.24%
1962 8,692,342 3.26%
1961 8,417,824 3.21%
1960 8,156,347 3.11%
1959 7,910,188 3.02%
1958 7,678,382 2.95%
1957 7,458,015 2.93%
1956 7,245,676 2.94%
1955 7,038,913 2.96%
1954 6,836,638 2.97%
1953 6,639,418 2.94%
1952 6,449,617 2.84%
1951 6,271,221 2.64%
1950 6,109,915 0.00%