Malaysia Population @ ASEAN

In terms of Malaysia’s population size within ASEAN, the nation is currently ranked 6th behind Indonesia (258 million people), Philippines (101 million people), Vietnam (93 million people), Thailand (68 million people), and Myanmar (54 million people) in 2015. Malaysia’s percentage contribution to the total ASEAN population of more than 600 million is approximately 5%. However, in terms of population growth rate, Malaysia ranks 5th behind Singapore (2.0%), Laos (1.7%), Philippines (1.6%), and Cambodia (1.6%) in 2015, and is ahead of the ASEAN average of 1.2%.

Population breakdown of ASEAN countries (`000), 2015
Source: United Nations World Population Prospects 2015 Revision

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