Population of Malaysia

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Malaysia is 33,236,067 as of August 18, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Malaysia is projected at 32,776,194 or 32.776 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Malaysia is projected at 32,365,999 or 32.266 million people for the year 2020. Malaysia ranks number 45th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Malaysia is ranked 18th among 51 countries in Asia.

Malaysia's population peak will be 2069 with 42.07 mn people after Malaysia's population will be decreased year by year. The Malaysia population is projected to reach 36.09 million in 2030 and increase further to 40.55 million in 2050, and it will decrease to 40.08 million by 2100. Malaysia accounts for 0.42 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.41% in 2054 and is projected to decline at 0.37% by 2100.

Malaysia was at 58th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 57th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Malaysia population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202032,365,999416,2221.300.42
202132,776,194410,1951.270.42
202233,181,072404,8781.240.42
202333,579,265398,1931.200.42
202433,969,290390,0251.160.42
202534,349,936380,6461.120.42
202634,720,347370,4111.080.42
202735,080,112359,7651.040.42
202835,429,087348,9750.990.42
202935,767,388338,3010.950.42
203036,095,054327,6660.920.42
203136,411,996316,9420.880.42
203236,717,900305,9040.840.42
203337,012,445294,5450.800.42
203437,295,251282,8060.760.42
203537,566,148270,8970.730.42
203637,825,112258,9640.690.42
203738,072,527247,4150.650.42
203838,309,220236,6930.620.42
203938,536,264227,0440.590.42
204038,754,574218,3100.570.42
204138,964,542209,9680.540.42
204239,166,396201,8540.520.42
204339,360,773194,3770.500.42
204439,548,354187,5810.480.42
204539,729,699181,3450.460.42
204639,905,062175,3630.440.42
204740,074,631169,5690.420.42
204840,238,610163,9790.410.42
204940,397,168158,5580.390.42
205040,550,365153,1970.380.42
205140,698,294147,9290.360.42
205240,840,800142,5060.350.42
205340,977,445136,6450.330.42
205441,107,613130,1680.320.41
205541,230,759123,1460.300.41
205641,346,675115,9160.280.41
205741,455,194108,5190.260.41
205841,555,888100,6940.240.41
205941,648,24492,3560.220.41
206041,731,87783,6330.200.41
206141,806,61474,7370.180.41
206241,872,36265,7480.160.41
206341,928,87156,5090.130.41
206441,975,90047,0290.110.41
206542,013,36137,4610.090.41
206642,041,22527,8640.070.41
206742,059,66918,4440.040.41
206842,068,9889,3190.020.40
206942,069,6056170.000.40
207042,061,944-7,661-0.020.40
207142,046,292-15,652-0.040.40
207242,022,971-23,321-0.060.40
207341,992,517-30,454-0.070.40
207441,955,499-37,018-0.090.40
207541,912,491-43,008-0.100.40
207641,863,892-48,599-0.120.40
207741,810,176-53,716-0.130.39
207841,752,000-58,176-0.140.39
207941,690,087-61,913-0.150.39
208041,625,092-64,995-0.160.39
208141,557,426-67,666-0.160.39
208241,487,446-69,980-0.170.39
208341,415,604-71,842-0.170.39
208441,342,328-73,276-0.180.39
208541,267,997-74,331-0.180.38
208641,192,896-75,101-0.180.38
208741,117,199-75,697-0.180.38
208841,040,987-76,212-0.190.38
208940,964,235-76,752-0.190.38
209040,886,939-77,296-0.190.38
209140,809,104-77,835-0.190.38
209240,730,761-78,343-0.190.38
209340,651,951-78,810-0.190.38
209440,572,639-79,312-0.200.37
209540,492,785-79,854-0.200.37
209640,412,247-80,538-0.200.37
209740,330,825-81,422-0.200.37
209840,248,246-82,579-0.200.37
209940,164,170-84,076-0.210.37
210040,078,168-86,002-0.210.37

Malaysia population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19506,109,915--0.24
19516,271,221161,3062.640.24
19526,449,617178,3962.840.25
19536,639,418189,8012.940.25
19546,836,638197,2202.970.25
19557,038,913202,2752.960.25
19567,245,676206,7632.940.26
19577,458,015212,3392.930.26
19587,678,382220,3672.950.26
19597,910,188231,8063.020.27
19608,156,347246,1593.110.27
19618,417,824261,4773.210.27
19628,692,342274,5183.260.28
19638,973,788281,4463.240.28
19649,253,842280,0543.120.28
19659,526,558272,7162.950.29
19669,790,084263,5262.770.29
196710,046,325256,2412.620.29
196810,297,983251,6582.500.29
196910,549,399251,4162.440.29
197010,804,131254,7322.410.29
197111,062,433258,3022.390.29
197211,324,277261,8442.370.29
197311,592,638268,3612.370.30
197411,871,104278,4662.400.30
197512,162,187291,0832.450.30
197612,468,689306,5022.520.30
197712,790,312321,6232.580.30
197813,122,839332,5272.600.30
197913,460,031337,1922.570.31
198013,798,085338,0542.510.31
198114,134,058335,9732.430.31
198214,471,211337,1532.390.31
198314,819,424348,2132.410.32
198415,192,298372,8742.520.32
198515,598,927406,6292.680.32
198616,043,731444,8042.850.32
198716,522,000478,2692.980.33
198817,022,465500,4653.030.33
198917,528,961506,4962.980.33
199018,029,824500,8632.860.34
199118,519,937490,1132.720.34
199219,002,656482,7192.610.35
199319,484,898482,2422.540.35
199419,977,500492,6022.530.35
199520,487,607510,1072.550.36
199621,017,613530,0062.590.36
199721,562,793545,1802.590.37
199822,114,654551,8612.560.37
199922,661,298546,6442.470.37
200023,194,257532,9592.350.38
200123,709,119514,8622.220.38
200224,208,391499,2722.110.38
200324,698,819490,4282.030.39
200425,190,652491,8331.990.39
200525,690,611499,9591.980.39
200626,201,961511,3501.990.40
200726,720,370518,4091.980.40
200827,236,006515,6361.930.40
200927,735,040499,0341.830.40
201028,208,035472,9951.710.41
201128,650,959442,9241.570.41
201229,068,189417,2301.460.41
201329,468,923400,7341.380.41
201429,866,603397,6801.350.41
201530,270,962404,3591.350.41
201630,684,654413,6921.370.41
201731,104,646419,9921.370.41
201831,528,033423,3871.360.41
201931,949,777421,7441.340.41