Malaysia Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Malaysia population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Malaysia in 2022 is 33,181,072, a 1.24% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Malaysia in 2021 was 32,776,194, a 1.27% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Malaysia in 2020 was 32,365,999, a 1.3% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Malaysia in 2019 was 31,949,777, a 1.34% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
China 1,448,471,400
Brazil 215,353,593
Russia 145,805,947
Mexico 131,562,772
Iran 86,022,837
Turkey 85,561,976
Thailand 70,078,203
South Africa 60,756,135
Colombia 51,512,762
Algeria 45,350,148
Iraq 42,164,965
Peru 33,684,208
Malaysia 33,181,072
Venezuela 29,266,991
Kazakhstan 19,205,043
Romania 19,031,335
Guatemala 18,584,039
Ecuador 18,113,361
Cuba 11,305,652
Dominican Republic 11,056,370
Jordan 10,300,869
Azerbaijan 10,300,205
Belarus 9,432,800
Serbia 8,653,016
Paraguay 7,305,843
Libya 7,040,745
Bulgaria 6,844,597
Lebanon 6,684,849
Turkmenistan 6,201,943
Costa Rica 5,182,354
Jamaica 2,985,094
Armenia 2,971,966
Albania 2,866,374
Namibia 2,633,874
Botswana 2,441,162
Gabon 2,331,533
North Macedonia 2,081,304
Equatorial Guinea 1,496,662
Mauritius 1,274,727
Fiji 909,466
Guyana 794,045
Montenegro 627,950
Suriname 596,831
Maldives 540,985
Belize 412,190
Samoa 202,239
Grenada 113,475
Tonga 107,749
Dominica 72,344
Marshall Islands 60,057
American Samoa 55,030
Tuvalu 12,066
Nauru 10,903
Malaysia - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 33,181,072 1.24%
2021 32,776,194 1.27%
2020 32,365,999 1.30%
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%