Malaysia Population Research Hub

Policy Analysis

Marriage has a far-reaching effect on the country’s national productivity through its influence on fertility rate and the dependency ratio.


The rapid decline of the TFR in the past decade and a half has accelerated the nation’s ageing process.

Population and the Economy

As Malaysia progressed rapidly over the past several decades, so has the size of its economy. Malaysia GDP has grown...

Evolution of Population Policy

The evolution of population policy in Malaysia began from the period of the First Malaysia Plan (1966-1970) when high...

The delivery of the strategic action plan can be implemented in phases, guided by the following 3 core principles: (1) Impact.